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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...

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

PROFESSOR

DAN KAMMEN

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.

LECTURER

STEVE WEISSMAN

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

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.

GUEST SPEAKER

WANNING LYU

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.

 

COURSE STRUCTURE

OVERVIEW OF 

RENEWABLE ENERGY

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

    • Solar+Storage

    • Smart Grid

    • 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

Industry Professionals

Basic terms, types of renewable energy projects, policies and trends

FINANCE 101

1-2 hour by

Industry Professionals

Review of fundamental financial terms related to renewable energy investment

 
 

Enroll NOW and enjoy an EARLY-BIRD price of $99 (student) and $199 (professional) through January 31st. 

Regular Price after Jan 31st: $299 (student), $499 (professional)

More questions? Contact education@energyinnovation.network.

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