ACEEE & FRA’s 5th Annual Energy Efficiency Forum was held May 3-4, 2011 at the Union League of Philadelphia, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Keeping up with the rapidly changing landscape of Energy Efficiency financing is no easy task. This event was the place to be to learn about the latest in financing, capital and deal-sourcing for energy efficiency. The Finance Forum was designed specifically for investors, financiers, utilities, and policymakers to explore the latest opportunities in financing and investing in energy efficiency. This event was the premiere gathering of energy efficiency finance professionals in the U.S. today!
Highlights of the 5th Annual Energy Efficiency Finance Forum:
What’s worked and what hasn’t in Energy Efficiency financing?
How new technology will impact financing
New Energy Efficiencyfinancing mechanisms though private equity
Public-private partnerships: which models work and why?
Using revolving loans and loan-loss reserves for private capital financing
Energy conservation bonds and other tax-credit financing tools
Secondary market options for Energy Efficiency loans
The future of federal and state Energy Efficiency programs & policies
On-bill financing case studies
This year’s agenda was packed with need-to-know topics and discussions from leaders in both the energy efficiency and finance fields:
- New and innovative business models for Energy Efficiency financing
- A look at private equity investing in Energy Efficiency and the next generation of cleantech
- Evaluating various public-private partnership models and their pros and cons
- Using revolving loans and loan-loss reserves in private capital financing for Energy Efficiency
- Assessing qualified energy conservation bonds and other tax-credit financing tools
- Secondary market options for energy efficiency loans
- Strategies to scale Energy Efficiency financing from $20B to $100B in the next 5 years
- Case studies in utility on-bill financing
...and much more!