TIME & DATE:
5 PM - 7 PM (PST), 8 PM - 10PM (EST),
on Feb 20th (Sat.), Feb 26th (Fri.), and Mar 6th (Sat.), 2021;
9 AM - 11 AM (GMT+8, Beijing Time) ,
on Feb 21st (Sun.), Feb 27th (Sat.), and Mar 7th (Sun.), 2021.
COURSE PLATFORM: ZOOM
Are you PROFESSIONALS or STUDENTS interested in the RENEWABLE ENERGY INDUSTRY and PROJECT FINANCE BASICS?
Energy Innovation Network (EIN) is honored to team up with UC BERKELEY PROFESSORS and INDUSTRY SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS (Amergy Solar, Tesla) to provide this curated educational program covering the LATEST information you should know about RENEWABLE ENERGY FINANCE, especially under the incoming BIDEN-HARRIS ADMINISTRATION.
YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT
Overview of Renewable Energy (Solar, Storage, Smart Grid, etc.)
The Legal & Policy Framework for Renewable Energy Development
Case Study: Renewable Energy Commercial Scale Project Finance
MORE REASONS TO REGISTER
Comprehensive Understanding of Renewable Energy Project Finance
Networking Opportunities with Industry Professionals and Experts
Program Certificate Issued by UC Berkeley Professors
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS
Dan Kammen is professor and chair of the Energy Resources Group at UC Berkeley, a professor in Goldman School of Public Policy, where he directs the Center for Environmental Policy, and a professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering. He is the founding director of the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL). He is an expert on energy systems and the science and policy behind climate solutions.
Steve Weissman created and directed the Energy Law program at Berkeley Law, where he also taught numerous energy law and policy courses. Prior to UC Berkeley, Steve served as an administrative law judge at California Public Utilities Commission. He is also a former Principal Consultant to the California State Assembly's Committee on Natural Resources, where he wrote and reviewed legislation concerning energy, air quality, and solid waste management.
Bill Wang is the president of Amergy Solar who has been in the industry since 2009. He started Amergy Solar and under his management, the company has become the 16th largest national solar developers with revenue from $90k- $50 million.
Wanning joined Tesla in 2018 and supports the battery energy storage project development in the Americas for commercial, microgrid and utility-scale applications. As a Senior Sales Engineer, Wanning has supported GWhs of energy projects through conducting both technical due diligence and economics analysis. She has a B.S. in Environment and Sustainable Development from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and a M.S. in Atmosphere/Energy from Stanford University.
2-hour by Dan Kammen
Overview of Renewable Energy in the US and Globally
Renewable Development Outlook under Biden-Harrison Administration
Technology-driven innovation and outlook including
Other advanced technology
THE LEGAL & POLICY FRAMEWORK FOR
RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT
2-hour by Steve Weissman
Structure of electricity industry
Fundamentals of economic regulation
Power purchase agreements and the introduction of competition
State and Federal Regulatory Agencies
State and Federal Energy Policies
Next presidential administration and policy development
CASE STUDY: RENEWABLE ENERGY COMMERCIAL SCALE PROJECT FINANCE
2-hour by Bill Wang
Review the process of developing a commercial scale project
Different financing types
Project finance risk types and risk control strategy
Review a real-world project finance model (simplified)
ADDITIONAL SUPPORT SESSION OFFERED BY EIN (2-4 HRS)
INTRODUCTION TO RENEWABLE ENERGY
1-2 hour by
Basic terms, types of renewable energy projects, policies and trends
1-2 hour by
Review of fundamental financial terms related to renewable energy investment