Mar 10

Solar Finance and Investment

Tower Grange, London     10 March, 2015 - 11 March, 2015

Solar Media’s thirdSolar Finance and Investment Conferencereturns to London in March 2015 at a critical time as solar starts to mature as an asset class.

‚ÄúThe big story coming out of 2014 was the revival of capital markets ‘ solar companies were able to access funding through multiple avenues like VC, public markets, IPOs and debt in record numbers, while the quest for lower cost of capital continued with yield cos and securitisation deals,‚Äù said Raj Prabhu, CEO of Mercom Capital Group.

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Join us in London as we tackle major industry shifts, new opportunities, policy change and the future of the market.

  • CfDs:How CfDs will change the economics of UK solar and how they will impact your project’s economics?
  • Winning CfD Auctions:What would solar companies have to do to compete with other technologies like wind?
  • Grace Periods:Will grace periods gain state aid approval and what would happen to your projects if not?
  • MIP:What the expiration of the Minimum Import Price will do for your bottom line and a discussion on future possible anti-dumping legislation
  • Commercial Rooftops:How to be successful in the commercial rooftop market and how to negotiate and sign the best PPA
  • Rooftop Aggregation:Financial models to aggregate rooftop installations and make portfolios more attractive to long-term investors
  • Securitisation:How the solar community, financiers and investors really see yield cos and securitisation: bubble or future of solar finance?
  • Post-Subsidy Solar:What would a lack of subsidy mean for your business and how would it change margins?
  • Cost of Capital:What can developers, financiers and investors do to bring down the cost of capital?
  • Secondary Markets:How can you get the best price for operating assets through an effective O&M strategy?

This essential event will bring together solar developers, financiers, investors, lawyers, funders and other stakeholders to come together to discuss, learn and better understand the economics of solar in 2015 and how to maintain the huge momentum the industry has delivered.


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