NorCal Solar 2013 Speaker Series, Nov. 14 - Finding the Right Financing for Solar Power Systems
Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 6:30 PM (PST)
San Mateo, CA
Finding the Right Financing for Solar Power Systems
November 14, 2013 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
(Networking & Refreshments 5:30 pm)
SolarCity Headquarters, 3055 Clearview Way, San Mateo CA 94402
Join our panel of expert speakers as they “follow the money” and go behind the scenes in the world of solar financing. Topics include a financing overview, leases, PPAs, and the PACE program. Also meet hiring managers from SolarCity and find out about the many job openings in that company.
Jason Mortimer, Director of Customer Finance and Business Development, SunPower Corporation
Jason is SunPower’s financial expert and his career includes a Fulbright scholarship and biofuel work in Africa. He will speak on “Customer choice in residential solar finance”, both now and in the future.
Cliff Staton, Executive Vice President, Renewable Funding, LLC
Cliff Staton brings years of political strategy and media relations to Renewable Funding LLC. Cliff launched and currently manages the CaliforniaFIRST program, the nation's largest commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, serving 14 counties and 127 cities in California. CaliforniaFIRST provides innovative financing for businesses that make renewable energy, energy efficiency and water efficiency upgrades to their buildings. Cliff will discuss the current state of the PACE financing model.
Peter Callowhill, Co-founder and CEO, NetGain Energy Advisors
With more than 30 years of business experience in the utility and tech sectors, Peter Callowhill provides strategic direction for his company and oversees partner relationships. NetGain Energy Advisors is a broker specializing in distributed energy solutions (Solar PV and Fuel Cells) and Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for commercial, industrial, and public organizations. Peter will give a broad overview of various solar financing options.
(Tickets also available at the door)
NorCal Solar would like to thank SolarCity for hosting his event.