2nd Renewable Energy Finance Forum-West

Palace Hotel, San Francisco, CA

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Over 500 leaders in renewable energy finance from New York, the West Coast and across the USA at the 2nd Annual REFF-West in San Francisco on September 29-30, 2009.

REFF-West brings together high-profile investors and lenders from the West with major policy and project finance leaders from Wall Street and Washington, giving delegates a truly national perspective on the challenges facing renewable energy development and finance in the West.

Highlights of this year's conference program include:

    Government Initiatives & Policy Drivers: The policy initiatives that drive investment in the clean energy sector at both federal and state level.
    Global Financial Markets: A focus on developments in debt and equity markets in the US and abroad
    Sources of Project Finance for Renewable Energy Initiatives: How can project developers access financing in today's market?
    "˜ET meets IT': How energy will change the way we use and manage energy
    Solar Finance
    Venture Capital & Private Equity: The challenges faced by VC funds and portfolio companies in the current turbulent markets.
    Utility & Energy Industries
    Renewable Electricity: How can we facilitate the expansion & diversification of clean technology across the US and internationally?
    CEO Roundtable: Outlining key elements for success.

Conference Co-Chairs:

    Dan Adler, President, California Clean Energy Fund
    Ted Brandt, Managing Director, Marathon Capital
    Michael Butler, CEO & Chairman, Cascadia Capital
    Michael Eckhart, President, ACORE
    Ira Ehrenpreis, General Partner, Technology Partners
    Nancy Floyd, Founder and Managing Director, Nth Power
    John Geesman, Writer, Green Energy War, LLC
    Bruce Pasternack, Partner, CMEA Ventures
    Dan Reicher, Director of Climate Change & Energy Initiatives, Google Inc.

Key speakers for 2009 include:

    Dan Adler, President, California Clean Energy Fund
    John Anderson, Head, Power & Project Finance, John Hancock
    Neil Auerbach, Managing Partner, Hudson Clean Energy Partners
    Ted Brandt, Managing Director, Marathon Capital
    Michael Butler, CEO, Cascadia Capital
    John Cavalier, Managing Partner, Hudson Clean Energy Partners
    Stephan Dolezalek, Managing Director, VantagePoint Venture Partners
    John Eber, Managing Director, JP Morgan
    Jeff Eckel, President and CEO, Hannon Armstrong
    Michael Eckhart, President, ACORE
    Ira Ehrenpreis, General Partner, Technology Partners
    Nancy Floyd, Founder and Managing Director, Nth Power
    John Geesman, Writer, Green Energy War, LLC
    Kevin Genieser, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
    Bryan Hannegan, VP, Generation & Environment, EPRI
    Nancy Hartsoch, Vice President of Marketing, SolFocus
    Scott Lang, President and CEO, Silver Spring
    John Leonti, Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP
    Craig Lewis, Founding Principal, RightCycle & FIT Coalition
    Keith Martin, Partner, Chadbourne & Parke LLP
    Jim McDermott, Managing Director, US Renewables
    Bruno Mejean, Managing Director, Nord/LB
    James Metcalfe, Global Head of Power and Utilities, UBS
    Kirt Montague, CEO, Prometheus Energy
    Diarmuid O'Connell, VP Government & Regulatory Affairs, Tesla
    Bruce Pasternack, Venture Partner, CMEA Capital
    Don Paul, Executive Director, USC Energy Institute
    Jerome Peters, Senior. VP and MD for Project Finance, TD Bank North America
    Dan Reicher, Dir. Climate & Energy Initiatives, Google Inc.
    Lyndon Rive, CEO, SolarCity
    Charles Robinson, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US
    Greg Rosen, VP Project Finance, Helio Micro Utility
    Mike Rosenfeld, Vice Consul - USA Clean Technology Sector Lead Officer, UK Trade & Investment
    Allan Schurr, VP Strategy and Development, Global Energy and Utilities, IBM
    Alan Shaw, CEO, Codexis
    Gerard Strahan, Managing Director, Euromoney Energy Events
    Ravi Viswanathan, Partner, New Enterprise Associates (NEA)
    Jim Walker, Vice Chairman of the Board, Enxco
    Fong Wan, Senior Vice President, Energy Procurement, PG&E
    Parker Weil, MD, Co-Head of Americas Energy & Power Group, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
    Jonathan Weisgall, VP, Legislative & Regulatory Affairs, MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company
    Ryan Wiser, Staff Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
    John Woolard, CEO, BrightSource Energy
    Jonathan Yellin, MD, Global Principal Finance, Deutsche Bank

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