The DOE’s Upcoming Loan Guarantee Solicitation for Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects

The DOE’s Upcoming Loan Guarantee Solicitation for Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects
Recorded Tuesday, June 17, 2014:

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1:00 - 2:30 pm Eastern US Time

The U.S. Department of Energy recently issued a draft loan guarantee solicitation for renewable energy and efficient energy projects and facilities. The draft solicitation is targeted to support projects that substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions and utilize innovative new technologies that are catalytic and replicable in their respective markets. Between $2.5 billion and $4 billion in loan guarantees are expected to be made available via the final solicitation. Guaranteed loans would generally be provided by the federal government in a direct transaction with the borrower, although it is possible to work with a commercial lender as well.

DOE is currently considering comments on the draft solicitation, including following public meetings in locations around the country. DOE is expected to issue the final solicitation in June or July of 2014, with applications being accepted soon thereafter.

The draft solicitation aims to support projects in five key renewable energy and efficient energy technology areas:

  • Advanced Grid Integration and Storage
  • Drop-in Biofuels
  • Waste-to-Energy
  • Enhancement of Existing Facilities
  • Efficiency Improvements

Projects utilizing one or more of these technologies must avoid, reduce, or sequester air pollutants or greenhouse gas emissions, and the technology itself must be new or significantly improved compared to commercial technology currently in service in the U.S.

The speakers on this webinar have assisted numerous new-technology energy companies in DOE loan guarantee transactions. Topics to be covered during this webinar include:

  • Project Eligibility
  • Application Procedure and Criteria
  • Program Fees and Overall Transaction Costs
  • Interaction with Other Government Programs
  • Other DOE and USDA Financing Programs

The webinar will also address a number of DOE LGPO FAQs as a result of Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati’s recent interactions with DOE.

Faculty:

Chris Groobey, Partner, WILSON, SONSINI, GOODRICH & ROSATI

Andy Hirsch, Partner, WILSON, SONSINI, GOODRICH & ROSATI

Taite McDonald, Senior Advisor, WILSON, SONSINI, GOODRICH & ROSATI


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  • Monday, 12 May 2014