Looking for Microgrid Financing? Check this Out

Nov. 5, 2020
Project developers are in search of microgrid financing; financiers are in search of investment-grade projects. Microgrid 2020 Global offers a platform to bring the two together, the Microgrid Financing Connection.

Project developers are in search of microgrid financing; financiers are in search of investment-grade projects. Microgrid 2020 Global offers a platform to bring the two together in the Microgrid Financing Connection.

Launched at Microgrid 2018 in Chicago, the popular match-making program is being continued for Microgrid 2020 Global, a free, virtual conference to be hosted by Microgrid Knowledge, November 17-19.

If you’re a project developer, you can participate by completing the pre-screening application form. Your project will be reviewed by microgrid technology companies and project financiers. Applicants selected will be invited to meet privately with investors.

Pitch sessions with financiers

During a 30-minute pitch session, project developers will have an opportunity to describe their plans to the financiers and learn more about their investment requirements.

Microgrid Knowledge welcomes applications from institutions, commercial and industrial businesses, utilities, communities, real estate developers, government entities and others that are developing microgrids.

To participate in the Microgrid Finance Connection complete the form here.

A content-rich event, Microgrid 2020 Global also will feature three days of panel discussions, presentations, interviews, live audience Q&A, and a virtual exhibit hall and networking.

A special educational session, “Microgrid Financing and Energy-as-a-Service,” will be offered 3:30-4:30 pm ET on Tuesday November 17, featuring speakers from Sapling Financial, Scale Microgrid and Siemens.

See the full Microgrid 2020 Global agenda here.

Microgrid Knowledge conferences are designed for:

  • The thought leaders who are shaping and guiding the microgrid industry
  • Innovators, developers, utilities, and technology & engineering firms
  • Businesses, institutions and communities curious about how microgrids can benefit them
  • Investors and others participating in our unique Microgrid Financing Connection program
  • Policymakers, regulators, researchers and advocates
Registration deadline

Conference registration is required for participation in the Microgrid Connection. Microgrid Knowledge organizers are urging those interested to register for the free event now. Registration will be cut off when the platform reaches its cap or on November 16, whichever comes first. Admission to the live event will no longer be available after the cutoff. Access to the on-demand replay of the conference is $99.

Microgrid 2020 Global follows Microgrid Knowledge’s highly successful event in June, Microgrid 2020 Virtual, which drew more than 4,100 participants. 

About the Author

Elisa Wood | Editor-in-Chief

Elisa Wood is an award-winning writer and editor who specializes in the energy industry. She is chief editor and co-founder of Microgrid Knowledge and serves as co-host of the publication’s popular conference series. She also co-founded RealEnergyWriters.com, where she continues to lead a team of energy writers who produce content for energy companies and advocacy organizations.

She has been writing about energy for more than two decades and is published widely. Her work can be found in prominent energy business journals as well as mainstream publications. She has been quoted by NPR, the Wall Street Journal and other notable media outlets.

“For an especially readable voice in the industry, the most consistent interpreter across these years has been the energy journalist Elisa Wood, whose Microgrid Knowledge (and conference) has aggregated more stories better than any other feed of its time,” wrote Malcolm McCullough, in the book, Downtime on the Microgrid, published by MIT Press in 2020.

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