OSW Webinar: The Role and Needs of Private Investors in Offshore Wind Finance

September 14, 2011 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

This webinar, presented by the Clean Energy States Alliance, the US DOE, and the US Offshore Wind Collaborative, examined the financial challenges needed to make the United States a global leader in offshore wind energy from the perspective of private investors. Who could invest? What will it take to make them invest? How to address financing and technology risks? What role does the investment community believe that state and federal government policy should play?

Introduction and Moderator – Ross Tyler, Project Director, CESA

Guest Speakers

  • Overview: Andy Wickless, Navigant Consulting (slides)
  • Reducing Risks: Jeff Kehne, Esq., Hill & Kehne LLC (slides)
  • Investor Viewpoint: Daniel Hullah, Rockport Capital
  • Banks Perspective: Niels Jongste, Green Giraffe Energy Bankers