Thursday, October 10, 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Reserve Meeting Rooms and Tables in NYC Whether you’re brainstorming a new disruptive partnership or finalizing a scope of work for an upcoming project, nothing beats face-to-face meetings. Forbes says: “40% of prospects become new customers after a face-to-face meeting vs just 16% without and 27% of current business would be... Read More

      Thursday, October 10, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

      Thursday, October 10, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

        Speaker(s)
        VIP
        Doreen Harris
        Vice President, Large-Scale Renewables
        NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research & Development Authority)
        VIP
        Richard Glick
        Commissioner
        Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
        • Sessions

        Thursday, October 10, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

          Industry juggernauts kick off this conference with a wide-ranging discussion of the current state of the U.S. wind industry and its most pressing challenges and opportunities. The current political climate, latest developments under the Trump Administration, the burgeoning offshore wind market, and the phase-out of the PTC are all on... Read More
          Speaker(s)
          Panelist
          Chris Brown
          PRESIDENT
          Vestas North America
          Moderator
          Keith Martin
          Co-Head, Projects Group
          Norton Rose Fulbright
          Panelist
          Mark Goodwin
          President and CEO
          Apex Clean Energy Inc.
          Panelist
          Martin Torres
          Managing Director
          Blackrock Renewable Power
          Panelist
          Tom Kiernan
          President & CEO
          American Wind Energy Association
          • Sessions

          Thursday, October 10, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

            Financing is stacked in a single session. Top tax equity providers join senior lenders to discuss the latest trends in wind project financing, including securing tax equity, the phasedown of the production tax credit, and the transition away from tax equity towards alternative sources of finance.  ...
            Speaker(s)
            Panelist
            Allan Marks
            Partner
            Milbank LLP
            Panelist
            Elizabeth Waters
            Managing Director
            MUFG Union Bank NA
            Panelist
            Jack Cargas
            Managing Director
            Bank of America Merrill Lynch
            Panelist
            Mit Buchanan
            Managing Director
            JP Morgan
            Panelist
            Tom Festle
            Chief Financial Officer
            E.ON
            • Sessions

            Thursday, October 10, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

            • Room: Foyer of the TimesCenter
            • Sessions

            Friday, October 11, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

            Friday, October 11, 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

              A top power sector equity research analyst discusses their view of the U.S. wind and the broader power and utility markets interview style.  This market update will explore the latest trends in U.S. power markets and how changing market conditions will impact wind energy deployment and cost competitiveness, all from... Read More
              • Sessions

              Friday, October 11, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

                • Sessions

                Friday, October 11, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

                  The U.S. offshore wind pipeline has swelled to over 25 gigawatts as states continue to increase offshore wind targets, issue new solicitations, and, ultimately, sign power purchase agreements. Seniors leaders in the offshore wind sector will discuss the challenges in developing and financing an offshore project and what the future... Read More
                  Speaker(s)
                  Panelist
                  Alvaro Ortega Sebastian
                  Chief Financial Officer
                  Vineyard Wind
                  Panelist
                  Chaim Wachsberger
                  Partner
                  Norton Rose Fulbright
                  Panelist
                  Derek Stilwell
                  Commercial Leader, North America
                  GE Renewable Energy Offshore Wind
                  Speaker
                  Joris Veldhoven
                  Commercial Director
                  Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind
                  • Sessions

                  Friday, October 11, 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

                    The extraordinary cost decline of renewables, increased market penetration, and ability to co-locate projects has unlocked an energy revolution. As the plain vanilla PPA continues to fade and utility and C&I customers increasingly look to procure ‘firm’ power, offtake strategies have evolved to meet the challenge. This session will explore... Read More
                    Speaker(s)
                    Moderator
                    Elizabeth Sluder
                    Partner
                    Morrison & Foerster LLP
                    Panelist
                    Jeremy Tchou
                    Director, Due Diligence Services, North America
                    UL LLC
                    Speaker
                    Lee Taylor
                    CEO
                    Resurety Inc.
                    • Sessions

                    Friday, October 11, 11:30 AM - 12:25 PM

                      Renewable consultants lend their perspective on the future outlook of the U.S. wind industry. As the PTC phases down, carbon policy debates continue, and power prices remain at historically low levels, panelists will offer thoughts on what the industry must do to remain competitive into the next decade. The session... Read More
                      Speaker(s)
                      Panelist
                      Bruce Hamilton
                      Director
                      Navigant
                      Panelist
                      Luke Lewandowski
                      Director
                      Wood Mackenzie
                      Panelist
                      Rachel Shifman
                      Wind Analyst
                      BloombergNEF
                      Moderator
                      Tom Kiernan
                      President & CEO
                      American Wind Energy Association
                      • Sessions

                      Friday, October 11, 12:25 PM - 12:30 PM

                        • Sessions

                        Friday, October 11, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

                        Friday, October 11, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

                          Wrap up your time at this year's conference with focused business meetings. AWEA is offering convenient and affordable meeting spaces at the Intercontinental Hotel to meet your business needs while you’re at the conference. Meeting rooms and tables can be reserved by contacting Brent Nussbaum at bnussbaum@awea.org...
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