Financing a Sustainable Future

Attend the Financing US Power Conference, a high-level conference crafted for executives in the power generation business to come together to discuss the many trends that impact power investment deals.

Topics that will be discussed:

  • — The Role of Gas in the Energy Transition
  • — A Broad View of US Markets
  • — North American Power Industry Outlook
  • — Power and Policy: Energy Policy and its Impact on Power Markets
  • — Financing Energy Storage Solutions
  • — EVs, Charging Station Networks and Microgrids
  • — Solar Financing Trends
  • — Financing CCS Projects in an Evolving Regulatory and Commercial Landscape
  • — Power Market M&A Trends: An Investment Banking Perspective
  • — Debt Markets, Tax Equity and Alternative Financing in Power Markets
  • — Grid Stability: Financing a More Reliable Future



Financing a Sustainable Future

Day 1 Agenda – Tuesday, October 25, 2022
  • 7:30 am Conference Registration and Networking Breakfast
  • 8:25 am Chair's Welcome and Opening Remarks
    John Dingle, Partner, Thorndike Landing
  • 8:30 am  FIRESIDE KEYNOTE 
    Moderator: Xizhou Zhou, Vice President and Managing Director, Global Power and Renewables, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    David Crane, Director, Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations, US Department of Energy
  • 9:00 am  PANEL DISCUSSION  A Broad View of US Markets
    — What is the impact of extreme global commodity volatility and the energy crisis in Europe?
    — How is inflation impacting the market?
    — The Energy Transition evolution—Short- and long-term impacts
    — ESG – how is it advancing the push for renewables?
    — Inflation Reduction Act – its potential impact on power markets and renewables in particular
    — Where does gas fit in the energy transition?
    — Grid Investment – how do we maintain grid reliability while upgrading existing infrastructure and keeping rates affordable?
    — How can the power market achieve zero emissions, and what trends are spurring the market forward? What is natural gas’ role in a zero-emissions future?

    Moderator: Eli Katz, Partner, Latham & Watkins
    William Bond, Head of North American Infrastructure and Power, Rothesay Asset Management
    Darren Olagues, CFO, GenOn Energy
    Jeanne-Mey Sun, Vice President, Sustainability, NRG Energy Inc.
    Himanshu Saxena, CEO, Starwood Energy
    Patrick Leahy, Global Power Leader, GE Energy Financial Services
  • 10:00 am Networking Break
  • 10:45 am North American Power Industry Outlook
    — The shift in Federal climate policy: how will it change the outlook?
    — Varying incentives for competing technologies
    — Will resource adequacy keep pace with rapid renewables growth?
    — Can carbon capture save coal generation?

    Morris Greenberg, Senior Manager, North American Power Analytics, S&P Global Commodity Insights
  • 11:15 am Real-World Implications of Power Financing
    — What are the physical system implications of power financing?

    Richard Tabors, President, Tabors Caramanis Rudkevich
  • 11:45 am  KEYNOTE 
    Hannah Badrei, Vice President, Energy Supply Advisory, Edison Energy
  • 12:15 pm Networking Lunch
  • 1:45 pm Financing Energy Storage Solutions
    — New technologies
    — Assessing and managing risk
    — Equity vs debt financing models

    Moderator: Chris Wright, Executive Director, Energy Storage Practice, E3 Consulting
    Alex Hernandez, General Counsel, Malta Inc.
    Jesse Grossman, CEO and Co-Founder, Soltage
    Carolyn Arida, Managing Director and Head of Utilities, Harrison Street
  • 2:30 pm  CASE STUDY  Battery Storage
    — Key findings across storage solutions

    Ingolf Dorn, Principal Consultant, AFRY
  • 3:00 pm EVs, Charging Station Networks and Microgrids
    — New opportunities in a changing ecosystem
    — Electrification solutions to meet demand
    — Making grids smarter
    — The future of transportation

    Crystal Stiles, Executive Director, Development, Distributed Technologies and Mobility, Florida Power and Light Company
  • 3:30 pm Networking Break
  • 4:00 pm Power and Policy: Energy Policy and its Impact on Power Markets
    — Role industry plays in advancing policy
    — How federal, state, and local policies impact project development
    — Impact of Inflation Reduction Act and the reorientation of supply chains
    — Ensuring an equitable transition

    Moderator: Nicolas Gladd, Partner, Pierce Atwood LLP
    William Walsh, VP, Energy Procurement and Management, Southern California Edison
    Melissa Seymour, Vice President, External Affairs Central Region and Government Affairs, MISO
  • 4:45 pm  PANEL DISCUSSION  Financing CCS Projects in an Evolving Regulatory and Commercial Landscape
    — CCS as a key element of a project
    — Retrofitting projects (reducing existing emissions)
    — Forming partnerships for project success
    — The importance of networks and hubs, and how do we create them
    — Government support: making or breaking a project

    Moderator: Sam Kamyans, Partner, Allen & Overy
    Matt Kittell, Senior Investment Officer, U.S. Department of Energy
    Bret Logue, CEO, Elysian
  • 5:30 pm Networking Reception
  • 6:30 pm Close of Day One
Day 2 Agenda – Wednesday, October 26, 2022
  • 8:00 am Networking Breakfast
  • 8:50 am Chair's Review of Day One
  • 9:00 am Power Market M&A Trends: An Investment Banking Perspective
    — Impact of asset diversification on earnings and dividends
    — Environmental considerations and their impact on M&A
    — Effect of the pandemic and geopolitical conflict on power markets
    — Forecast for future growth
    — Market valuations

    Moderator: Brandon Dalling, Partner, Corporate Finance and Investments, King & Spalding
    George Bilicic, Vice Chairman, Global Head, Power, Energy & Infrastructure, Lazard
    Todd Giardinelli, Managing Director and Global Co-Head, Power and Utility Group, Morgan Stanley
    Joseph Sauvage, Vice Chairman, Head of Global Power, Citi
    Ray Wood, Global Head of Natural Resources & Energy Transition (NET), Bank of America
  • 10:00 am Debt Markets, Tax Equity and Alternative Financing in Power Markets
    — Prevalence of private credit and other alternative debt sources across energy and infrastructure
    — How is the competitive financing market driving innovative financing structures?
    — How are supply chain delays influencing access to capital, and how does it affect project viability?
    — Different solar tax equity structures and their benefits: partnership flips, inverted leases, and sale-leasebacks

    Moderator: Ike Emehelu, Partner, Akin Gump
    Mark Rutledge, Managing Director - Credit, Blackstone
    Brad Fierstein, Partner, Infrastructure Group, Apollo Global Management
    Lacie Clark, CEO, Alchemy Renewable Energy
    Stuart Murray, Managing Director, Blackrock
  • 10:45 am Networking Break
  • 11:15 am Grid Stability: Financing a More Reliable Future
    — Weatherization
    — Pricing volatility
    — Financing options
    — Renewable supply impacts due to transmission challenges
    — Challenges facing operational flexibility for intermittent supplies
    — Transmission grid expansion
    ↳ Solving for governance silos – Market reform, policy
    ↳ DOE’s Building a Better Grid Initiative for financing new and upgraded transmission and connecting micro-grids

    Moderator: Dena Wiggins, President and CEO, Natural Gas Supply Association
    Amy Gasca, Managing Editor, Global Power, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    Krista Tanner, SVP and Chief Business Officer, ITC Holdings
    Doug Akerson, Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate Engineering & Energy North America, Munich Reinsurance America, Inc.
  • 12:00 pm Managing Risk
    Chad Singleton, Director - Gas, Power, & Renewables, S&P Global Commodity Insights
  • 12:30 pm Networking Lunch
  • 1:30 pm  DISCUSSION  Financing US Nuclear Power
    — Nuclear power’s role in the energy transition
    — Public vs. private financing
    — Managing the financial risk of nuclear projects
    — Importance of competitive financing
    — Funding mix for established utilities and advanced reactors

    Jeff Olsen, VP of Business Development and Finance, Kairos Power
    Nicole Holmes, Chief Commercial Officer, GE Hitachi
  • 2:15 pm  FIRESIDE CHAT  Solar Financing Trends
    — Policy impacts: tariffs lifted, defense production act
    — Expansion of community solar projects to new markets
    — FSPV projects – hybrids with hydro?
    — Supply chain pressures
    — Residential vs. commercial vs utility-scale projects: growth opportunities or slowdowns?

    Samuel Graham, Principal, Greenbelt Capital Partners
    Patrick Langan, Senior Investment Leader, Private Infrastructure, Partners Group
    Jeffrey Meigel, Chief Investment Officer, Cypress Creek Renewables
  • 3:00 pm ESG Alternatives
    — Biomass, Renewable Nat Gas (RNG), Anaerobic Digestion, etc.

    Peter Anderson, Senior Vice President, LS Power
  • 3:30 pm Close of Conference
Times are US Eastern (EDT / GMT-05). Agenda subject to change.

Agenda Add-On:

Energy Briefing at the Financing US Power Conference: New Momentum Towards a Net-Zero Future

Usually available to S&P Global Commodity Insights subscribers only, we’re opening up our Energy Briefing to Financing US Power registrants. The Energy Briefing provides exclusive analytic content from S&P Global experts and thought leaders. Seating is limited, so register today.

Key topics include:

        • - The New Gas Dynamics

        • - Will the Inflation Reduction Act spark a new era for clean energy in the US?

        • - Heating electrification: Will US markets shift toward winter peaking systems?

        • - Outlook for the cost of low-carbon hydrogen production in the United States


Date & Time: October 24, 2022 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Venue: New York Hilton Midtown (1335 Avenue of Americas New York, NY 10019)

Registration Information: Choose the Add-On option when completing your Financing US Power registration.

Energy Briefing
Delegate $1,050

Our commitment to your safety

Cleaning & Hygiene

  • — We will undertake enhanced cleaning before and during our events, working with our venue partners to attain the highest standards of cleanliness.
  • — We will provide hand sanitizing stations, personal sanitizing materials, contactless registration, and encourage all participants to regularly wash and disinfect their hands.

Physical Distancing

  • — We request participants avoid physical contact such as handshakes and embraces. The exchange of printed materials is discouraged with a digital alternative recommended.
  • — We will maintain a density of participants in line with local jurisdiction guidelines.

COVID-19 Protocols

  • — To enter the event, participants will be required to show a government-issued ID and proof of either (A) being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 based on US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines or (B) a negative PCR or Rapid Antigen lab test that was taken within 48 hours prior to arrival at event check-in.
  • — We will follow any updated local authority and/or health department guidelines regarding personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • — Participants are asked not to attend if feeling unwell. A credit of your registration fee is available under certain circumstances.
  • See FAQs for details


Ike Emehelu
Ike Emehelu
Akin Gump
Sam Kamyans
Sam Kamyans
Allen & Overy
Brad Fierstein
Brad Fierstein
Partner, Infrastructure Group
Apollo Global Management
Ray Wood
Ray Wood
Head of Global Natural Resources-Energy, Mining, Power and Renewables
Bank of America
Mark Rutledge
Mark Rutledge
Managing Director - Credit
Joseph Sauvage
Joseph Sauvage
Vice Chairman, Head of Global Power
Hannah Badrei
Hannah Badrei
Vice President, Energy Supply Advisory
Edison Energy
Bret Logue
Bret Logue

Darren Olagues
Darren Olagues
GenOn Energy
Carolyn Arida
Carolyn Arida
Managing Director and Head of Utilities
Harrison Street
Krista Tanner
Krista Tanner
SVP and Chief Business Officer
ITC Holdings
George Bilicic
George Bilicic
Vice Chairman, Global Head, Power, Energy & Infrastructure

Peter Anderson
Peter Anderson
Senior Vice President
LS Power
Alex Hernandez
Alex Hernandez
General Counsel
Malta Inc.
Melissa Seymour
Melissa Seymour
Vice President, External Affairs Central Region and Government Affairs
Todd Giardinelli
Todd Giardinelli
Managing Director and Global Co-Head, Power and Utility Group
Morgan Stanley

Doug Akerson
Doug Akerson
Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate Engineering & Energy North America
Munich Reinsurance America, Inc.
Jeanne-Mey Sun
Jeanne-Mey Sun
Vice President, Sustainability
William Bond
William Bond
Head of North American Infrastructure and Power
Rothesay Asset Management
Amy Gasca
Amy Gasca
Managing Editor, Global Power
S&P Global Commodity Insights

Morris Greenberg
Morris Greenberg
Senior Manager, North American Power Analytics
S&P Global Commodity Insights
Chad Singleton
Chad Singleton
Director - Gas, Power, & Renewables
S&P Global Commodity Insights
Jesse Grossman
Jesse Grossman
CEO and Co-Founder
William Walsh
William Walsh
VP, Energy Procurement and Management
Southern California Edison

Richard Tabors
Richard Tabors
Tabors Caramanis Rudkevich
Matt Kittell
Matt Kittell
Senior Investment Officer
U.S. Department of Energy

Become a sponsor

Download the brochureDemonstrate your strengths, raise your company profile, and maximize your ROI as we bring key industry players and decision-makers to you. At the Financing US Power Conference, each sponsor has the opportunity to showcase their products and services and distinguish themselves from the competition. We offer a full range of opportunities and packages, and can even tailor solutions to suit your needs.

Download our Americas event portfolio brochure to learn more about our events and who attends.

Contact us to start a conversation about your goals and how you can lead the pack as an event sponsor: Martin Falkenberg, Commercial Partnerships Manager, at 617-320-6647 or [email protected].


Early Bird Rate
Register by September 23
Standard Rate
Register by October 23, 11:59 pm ET
Groups *
Register 3 delegates, get 1 free    
Register 3 delegates, get 1 free    

Rates are in USD and are not inclusive of local taxes or VAT. Americas Region event terms and conditions apply.

* See FAQs for details on registering at a special rate.

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Event Venue
New York Hilton Midtown
1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019
Main hotel phone: +1 212-586-7000
Visit the hotel website

Accommodation and reservation details

Discounted Accommodation
A limited number of rooms at the venue are available at a discounted rate for attendees. These rates apply for the nights of Monday, October 24 through Wednesday, October 26 with the option to extend your stay up to 3 days prior and 3 days after the event dates (subject to hotel availability). The discounted rate will be available until Monday, October 3, 2022, or the rooms sell out, whichever comes first. Please note that attendees are responsible for booking their own accommodations.

Room Rate
Standard room, single or double occupancy — $359.00 USD per night + tax

Reservations *
Book your room online by clicking this reservation link. Alternatively, reservations may be made by calling the hotel directly at +1 212-586-7000 and reference the “S&P Global Financing US Power Conference” or Group Code “FUSPC1”.

* Please note: S&P Global does not associate with third-party reservation agents and cannot guarantee their legitimacy. We advise you use the information we provide when making your reservations.

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How to register

We offer three easy ways to register:

Online: Click here to register now

Email: [email protected]

Phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070

Payment forms accepted

We only accept payment by credit card for this event.

Group rate

Your organization may send 1 person for free for every 3 people registered at the current delegate rate. All registrations must be from the same organization and made at the same time to qualify. The group rate is not retroactive. Your invoice will reflect 3 delegates at the current rate and 1 delegate at $0.

Utility/Government rate

If you are an employee of utilities or government, you qualify for the Utility/Government special rate. To register, email us at [email protected] or call Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070.

What to do if you get sick before an event

The health and safety of our attendees are of utmost importance. Currently, we require attendees to refrain from attending if feeling ill. We will apply a credit of your registration fee to your individual account, good for one (1) year or towards next year's event if you provide a doctor's note or proof of a positive test within three (3) days prior to the event start date. Contact us via email to [email protected]. For assistance, you may also reach out by phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070. We appreciate your cooperation as we work to keep everyone safe during these challenging times.

How to obtain a letter of invitation to apply for a travel visa

We can provide you with a letter of invitation to apply for a travel visa, which you should then send to the appropriate consulate or embassy of the event location. Please note:

  • — Your registration fee must be paid in full before a letter of invitation can be issued. There are no exceptions.
  • — Payment is considered full once money is posted to an order. Credit card payments are immediate. Wire transfer payments require at least 5 business days. Check payments require at least 10 business days.
  • — The visa application process can take weeks or even months, depending on the countries involved and time of year, so you should consider registering and paying as early as possible.
  • — If you are unable to obtain a visa to attend, we will refund your registration fee in full.

Once full payment has been made, please contact Customer Service to request a letter of invitation:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070

Networking app

Event registration includes access to the networking app, available for your smartphone, tablet, and desktop (both iOS and Android). We'll send registrants details about logging in to the app as soon as it goes live. Please note that your registration must be paid in full to receive access.

Substitution policy (how to transfer your registration to a colleague)

If you’re not able to attend, we’re happy to transfer your registration to a member of your organization at no cost, up to 2 business days in advance of the event. Requests must be received in writing via email to [email protected], and are subject to approval. For assistance, you may also reach out by phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070

Cancellation policy

If you're not able to attend or send a colleague in your place, we accept cancellations and provide refunds if received in writing to [email protected] at least 30 days before the event. In the event of non-attendance, the full invoice fee will be payable.

Sponsorship opportunities

We offer a variety of standard and tailor-made sponsorship opportunities to fit your marketing and business-to-business needs—and your budget. Please reach out directly to the Business Development Manager for this event:

Martin Falkenberg

Phone: 617-320-6647

Email: [email protected]

Speaking opportunities

We're always looking for the best voices in the industry to share their experience and perspective on opportunities, challenges, and trends. Please reach out directly to the Conference Producer to discuss availability and suitability:

Lauren Dollard

Phone: 281-229-3223

Email: [email protected]

Press passes

We allow accredited media writing on behalf of major industry publications to cover the event at no charge. Please reach out to the contact below for press pass approval.

Heather Ragsdale

Email: [email protected]

Event terms and conditions

Click here to view the full event terms and conditions, then use the drop-down menu to select the Americas Region event category.