DNV GL and Chadbourne & Parke have come together to help you better understand the practical issues that must be addressed by anyone planning to repower an existing wind farm. This webinar included:
- Repowering scope and qualification thresholds
- Technical considerations unique to repowering and extended life
- Permitting and environmental considerations
- Window of opportunity for tax credit qualification
- Determination of retained value
- Impacts of credit ramps
- Safe harbor provisions
View our on-demand webinar now.
Kevin J Smith, Director – Asset Management & Operating Services, DNV GL
As Director of DNV GL’s Asset Management & Operating Asset Services for wind and solar energy, Mr. Smith is responsible for leading DNV GL’s advisory services that support asset management and the operation phase of renewable energy projects. His teams provide turbine engineering, inspections, operating data analysis, SCADA, asset optimization, and power forecasting services. As a veteran of the wind industry for over 17 years, Kevin has performed a wide range of engineering, advisory and project management activities spanning the entire project development, due diligence, construction, and operation cycles of wind projects. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Buffalo.
Keith Martin, Partner, Chadbourne & Park
Keith Martin is a partner with Chadbourne & Parke LLP, a law firm headquartered in New York with three offices in the US and offices in seven other countries. There are 94 lawyers in the Chadbourne project finance group. The group did $43 billion in project financings in 2015. It holds the top ranking among US law firms working in renewable energy from the prestigious Chambers directory based on year-round interviewing of corporate law departments and peers at other firms. Keith is a transactional lawyer who worked last year for 140 companies. He is co-head of the Chadbourne project finance group. He also edits the Project Finance NewsWire.