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2016 Deloitte Alternative Energy Seminar 

Setting new sights

November 14–16, 2016 | Scottsdale, AZ

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The 2017 Deloitte Renewable Energy Seminar will be hosted on November 13–15, in Phoenix, AZ.

2016 Deloitte Alternative Energy Seminar retrospective

The Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions hosted the 2016 Deloitte Alternative Energy Seminar at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona, from November 14–16, 2016. The conference theme of “setting new sights” invited executives, researchers, entrepreneurs, regulators and investors from around the world to share their viewpoints on where the renewable energy sector is heading next, given its remarkable growth and increasing mindshare among consumers and businesses.

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2016 agenda and speakers

Navigating renewable transactions: Process, challenges, and best practices
  • Phil Graves, Managing Director, Patagonia/Tin Shed Ventures
  • Arpan Patel, Senior Manager, Corporate Development, Exelon Corporation
  • Brent Peterson, Director of Finance, sPower
  • Phil Reeves, Project Developer, The AES Corporation
  • Frank Shaw, Counsel, Energy and Infrastructure Projects, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP


Opening address: Setting new sights
  • Marlene Motyka, Principal, US Alternative Energy Leader, Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP


State of the industry and election impact
  • Patricia Buckley, Managing Director, Economic Policy and Analysis, Deloitte Services LP
  • Christopher Mansour, Vice President of Federal Affairs, Solar Energy Industries Association
  • William Siwek, Chief Financial Officer, TPI Composites, Inc.
  • Christine Tezak, Managing Director, Research, ClearView Energy Partners, LLC


Growing utility involvement
  • Jeff Guldner, Senior Vice President, Public Policy, Arizona Public Service
  • Paul Spencer, Chief Executive Officer, Clean Energy Collective
  • Richard Weech, President, BHE Renewables


Corporate involvement in alternative energy
  • Philippe Bouchard, Vice President, Business Development, Eos Energy Storage
  • Phil Graves, Managing Director, Patagonia/Tin Shed Ventures
  • Brian Janous, Director of Energy, Microsoft
  • Dan Shugar, Chief Executive Officer, NEXTracker


Global perspectives
  • Colleen Regan, Head of North America Power and Environmental Markets, Bloomberg New Energy Finance


Emerging and disruptive technologies
  • Richard Adams, Director, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Dustin Muscato, Vice President, Asset Management, GPB Capital
  • Matt Price, Managing Director, Activation Energy


Financing options for alternative energy
  • George Revock, Managing Director, Capital Markets, Alternative Energy Finance, Capital One, North America
  • Elizabeth Waters, Managing Director, MUFG
  • Raymond S. Wood, ‎Managing Director, Head of Global Power & Renewables, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

2015 Deloitte Alternative Energy Seminar retrospective

Alternative energy moves into mainstream
September 28–30, 2015 | The Woodlands, TX

The Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions hosted the 2015 Deloitte Alternative Energy Seminar in The Woodlands, TX, September 28–30, 2015. With the theme, “Alternative energy moves into mainstream,” the Seminar brought together executives, researchers, entrepreneurs, and investors from around the world to examine the factors driving the sector’s remarkable growth over the past few years and to explore ways of maintaining this positive momentum.  

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