Energy Storage Update USA 2016

The agenda will offer insights into evaluating energy storage technologies and applications, developing utility-scale projects, making energy storage profitable, updates on regulatory and policy, and energy storage project financing.


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ESU 2016
On Wednesday, June 15, DNV GL’s Michael Kleinberg will discuss the role of independent engineering and risk mitigation strategies in the ever evolving energy storage market at the Energy Storage Update conference in San Diego, CA. During this presentation you will:

  • Learn about the basics of project financing and how it can be used to accelerate sales of your battery technologies without diluting your equity share in your business
  • Discuss the key factors that make an energy storage technology “bankable” for project finance investment with a focus on lab and field testing, demonstrated safety and reliability, raw material requirements and target lifespan
  • Learn about the role of the investor’s independent engineer and how you can prepare operating and performance data to ensure an efficient technology review process
  • Learn about market standards for warranties and performance guarantees and how they can be shaped to best meet customer and investor needs

Energy Storage Financing for Technology Vendors: Understanding Project Financing & Developing a Financing Strategy to Accelerate Sales Volume 


  • Robert H. Edwards, Jr., Partner and Co-Head Energy, Project Finance and Clean Technologies Practice, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP 


  • Jigar Shah, Co-Founder, Generate Capital Inc
  • Michael Kleinberg, Senior Consultant, DNV GL
  • Gordon Mackay, Director, Global Industrial Group, Citi Bank

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