Financing Electrons

Financing Electrons

Such factors as innovative financial products, subsidies, renewable portfolio standards, and natural gas prices have had meaningful impacts on the electricity generation mix over the years. Innovative financial products (such as YieldCo’s or REITs) or subsidies can lower the cost of the plant or increase the capital available to build new generation. The panel members will discuss such topics as the rationale for various financing structures, some history of these structures/strategies, and particular dynamics underway right now that will influence the generation mix.