Novogradac 2024 Spring Renewable Energy Tax Credits Conference


Agenda is subject to change.

Please note: Agenda is in Pacific Time
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Project Finance Primer (in-person only)- additional fee required

Gain an overview of the primary tax incentives for clean energy, most common ownership structures and the most relevant IRS tax rules. Project finance specialists walk through a sample partnership flip model and inverted lease model and discuss financial reporting issues common to clean energy transactions. Get updated on the state of the renewable energy market, GAAP hot topics, and diverse technologies in the renewable energy tax credits world.


THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2024

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Networking Breakfast (in-person only)

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Conference Welcome

Conference chair Nat Eng welcomes attendees and previews two days of education and networking opportunities.


9:30 am - 10:45 am

Washington Report

Our expert panel discusses regulatory and legislative action in Washington, D.C., including how the upcoming presidential election could change the climate for green energy. Hear about existing and coming regulations and hear about possibilities for further tax incentives for clean energy.


10:45 am - 11:00 am

Networking Break (in-person only)

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Understanding the ITC Equity Market

Hear from and about potential investors in renewable investment tax credits, including how the market is adapting to credits created by the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022 and the impact of transferability on the universe of potential investors and on equity pricing. Get updated and informed on the ITC equity market.


12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Networking Lunch (in-person only)

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Unwrapping the Complexity of Financing

Financing for clean energy properties includes myriad options and this panel will help keep you understand many of them. Learn more about mergers and acquisitions, upstream financing and the use of sponsor equity to finance green projects.


2:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Networking Break (in-person only)

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Getting Up to Date on Storage

Energy storage is no longer a niche–it’s a part of many clean energy deals. In this panel, experts discuss what you should consider when weighing the value of storage in your project and also provide clarity on what you need to do if you elect to add storage.


3:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Networking Break (in-person only)

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Clean Energy Tax Matters

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Provisions in the IRA led to an avalanche of guidance from the Internal Revenue Service. Panelists break down the guidance and give you important information to ensure that you’re in compliance while optimizing available benefits.


5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Networking Reception (in-person only)

FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2024

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Networking Breakfast (in-person only)

9:00 am - 9:55 am

Monetizing Your PTCs

The renewable energy production tax credit (PTC) provides unique opportunities and challenges and this panel addresses many of those issues. Hear about options to monetize PTCs and get insight into what works best for you.


9:55 am - 10:00 am

Networking Break (in-person only)

10:00 am - 10:55 am

Development Details

What are the hottest trends in clean energy development? What types of development face big challenges? In the post-IRA era, an expert panel shares what’s new, what’s unchanged and what you need to know to optimize the results for your development.


10:55 am - 11:00 am

Networking Break (in-person only)

11:00 am - 11:55 am

Understanding Adders

The IRA  included a variety of “adders”–provisions that can increase the tax credit percentage for your development. Hear how to comply with such adders as domestic content, being in energy communities, serving low-income communities and more–and learn about the hurdles involved in doing so.


Reserve Your Seat

Join professionals from around the country in San Diego for this two-day conference. With built-in networking breaks and an exclusive reception for attendees, this is your chance to connect with leading professionals in the renewable energy world.