The second Renewable Energy Finance Forum – West (REFF-West), will take place in San Francisco on September 29-30, 2009. It builds on the success of both REFF-Wall St and the inaugural REFF-West, which took place in Seattle in October 2008.

The conference focuses on finance and investment for clean energy technologies, with a particular emphasis on the Western US, and covers both large scale projects and the development and commercialization of new technologies. REFF-West is targeted at a senior level audience including investors, financiers, project developers and clean technology companies. Conference sessions will examine opportunities in a range of cleantech markets.

Some areas featured by this conference in past events

  • evaluation of landmark deals in biofuels, biomass, solar and wind
  • high profile new deals
  • review of private equity, project finance, and public & capital market participation in US renewable energy deals
  • discussion of the latest policy drivers, and new opportunities in carbon finance and energy efficiency
  • insight into strategic opportunities in renewable energy finance and investment
  • extensive networking opportunities

Event Overview

The conference agenda will cover a range of renewable and clean energy technologies, with a particular focus on developments in the Western US. Topics covered at REFF-West include project financing, venture capital, renewable power generation, green buildings, energy efficiency, transmission and smart grid, government policy, and carbon finance. The conference will also offer an unparalleled networking opportunity, allowing you to meet senior representatives from both the energy and financial sectors who are focusing on renewables and clean technologies.

REFF-West builds on the success of REFF-Wall St, which takes place annually in New York in June and last year attracted over 700 participants. It is co-organized by the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) and Euromoney Energy Events.

The REFF-West conference agenda is currently under development and will be announced soon. If you are interested in taking part in REFF-West as a speaker, please contact Brandon Keefe or Chris Knowland. If you would like to receive information about the sponsorship options for this event please contact Tom Weirich or Chris White.

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Author: Chris de Morsella (146 Articles)

After a decade performing as a lead guitarist for rock bands, Chris de Morsella decided to return to the career his uncle mentored him in as a youth....Software Engineering. Since that time he has thrown himself into his work. He has designed a compound document publishing architecture for regulatory submissions capable of handling very large multi-document FDA regulatory drug approval submissions, for Liquent, a division of Thompson Publishing. At the Associated Press, Chris worked with senior editors at facilities around the world, to develop a solution for replacing existing editorial systems with an integrated international content management solution. He lead the design effort at Microsoft for a help system for mobile devices designed to provide contextual help for users. Chris also helped to develop the web assisted installer for LifeCam2.0, the software for Microsoft’s web cam and developed late breaking features for the product He also served with the Rhapsody client team to redesign and build a major new release of Real Networks Rhapsody client product. His most recent assignment has been Working with the Outlook Mobile Time Management team for the next release of Outlook Mobile for the SmartPhone. Chris' interests are in green building and architecture, smart grid, the cloud, geo-thermal energy, solar energy, smart growth, organic farming and permaculture. Follow Chris on Twitter.

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