Transforming power through finance

The 2024 Financing US Power Conference promises to bring together prominent figures and specialists from the power finance and generation sectors, offering a platform to explore the key challenges and opportunities within the power industry. Attendees will benefit from in-depth discussions, exclusive networking opportunities, and forward-looking insights and predictions that will shape their strategies for 2025 and beyond. Join us for engaging conversations, bespoke networking sessions, and invaluable perspectives you won't find anywhere else.

Themes on the Horizon:

  • — Energy Transition and the capital paving the way
  •  Market trends and demand outlooks
  •  Debt, fixed equity and project finance opportunities/solutions
  •  Transmission permitting, regulations, project development, and, grid management
  •  Mergers and Acquisitions
  •  The US Presidential election, IRA, and influential policy shifts

Networking, bonus content, and more

Do more with your registration. You'll receive access to our networking app in advance of the event. Use it to:
  •  Build your network—See who else is registered, help people find you, exchange contact information digitally, and plan for who you'd like to meet at the event. The list updates in real-time once the app goes live.
  •  Connect—Use 1:1 messaging to introduce yourself. Conversations are saved and searchable for your convenience.
  •  Enjoy extra content—Receive materials from speakers and partners. Find out about event updates as they happen.
  •  Take it all with you—Look up your contacts and conversations later. Use the mobile app version for easy access from anywhere.


    3-Day Pass (Conference + Training)
    Super Early Bird Rate: $3,049
    Early Bird Rate: $3,549 
    Full Rate: $4,249

    2-Day Conference
    Super Early Bird Rate: $1,899
    Early Bird Rate: $2,099 
    Full Rate: $2,499

    Training Add-On
    Super Early Bird Rate: $1,150
    Early Bird Rate: $1,450 
    Full Rate: $1,750
    Register early and save  
    Register by Friday, August 23 to save $600.
    Networking app access is included with your registration  
    Enjoy early access to the registration list, 1:1 direct messaging, extra content, and more.
    Event registration closes on:  
    October 18, 11:59 pm CT
    Duration: 3 days


Training course add-on:

Power & Renewals Fundamentals Training 

Recent policy decisions worldwide have increased investment in renewable energy technologies, causing new challenges and opportunities for market players. The rise in wind and solar deployment in power systems initially built for firm generation creates potential complications. In contrast, a localized approach to analyzing power market regulatory frameworks is necessary due to regional differences. 


Day 1 Agenda
Wednesday, October 23, 2024
  • Instructors:
    Peter Gardett, Executive Director, Climate and Cleantech,
    S&P Global Commodity Insights
    Douglas Giuffre, Senior Director, North American Power Markets Analysis,
    S&P Global Commodity Insights
  • Carbon Markets and Pricing Overview — Supply and Demand drivers
    — Levelized cost of different technologies
    — Generation resources types & roles; need for dispatchable firm power
    — Price formation
    — Role of the grid
  • How do Carbon Markets and Pricing fit within Global Climate Policy? — How are power markets designed today?
    — Key regional differences in regulations and market design
    — New policy developments impact in clean energy development
    — Major challenges regulators and policymakers face
  • Compliance Carbon Markets & Pricing — North America:
  • — Role of the IRA and tax credits
    — State policies and drivers
    — Demand drivers
    — Capacity markets, accreditation, market design
    — Infrastructure: grid, transmission
    — Supply & reliability concerns and requirements
    — Long-term (2050) and "Fast Transition" outlook
    — Utility & developer strategies
  • — Other regional outlooks:
  • — Latin America
    — Europe
    — Africa & Middle East
    — China
    — South & Southeast Asia
    — OECD Asia
  • Factors to take into consideration when investing in renewable energy — Competitiveness; Grid accommodation
    — Market fundamentals
    — Profitability; Ease of business
    — Market size
    — Regulatory framework
  • Consumers: driving renewable investment — Corporate buyers in the renewable market
    — Large energy consumers and clean energy procurement
    — Trends in renewable Power Purchasing Agreements

  • 8:00 am Training Registration Opens
  • 3:00 pm Registration for Conference Opens
  • 5:30 pm Welcome Reception
  • 7:00 pm Welcome Reception Concludes
Day 2 Agenda – Day 2 Agenda
Thursday , October 24, 2024

  • Surveying the Landscape – Power Outlook and Executive Fireside Chat Series

  • 8:00 am Registration and Networking Breakfast
  • 9:00 am Chairs Opening Remarks
  • 9:10 am US Power Demand Growth: Parsing Fact from Fiction
  • 9:40 am  FIRESIDE CHAT  Leadership Dialogue – CEO/Govt Official
  • 10:05 am  FIRESIDE CHAT  Leadership Dialogue – CEO/Govt Official
  • 10:30 am Networking & refreshment break
  • 11:00 am  PANEL DISCUSSION  North American Energy Horizon: Navigating New Policies, Opportunities and Evolving Challenges — What does the power company of the future look like?
    — Navigating regulatory tradeoffs
    — How are geopolitical tensions impacting market sentiment in the US?
    — Evolving finance, development, and EPC relationships
  • 12:00 pm  PANEL DISCUSSION  Power Market M&A Dynamics and the Strategies Driving Them — Value creation through strategic acquisitions – bringing new power to market
    — Financing M&A in a volatile economic landscape
    — Government tax incentives, capital stack, IRA, and more
    — Market valuation, energy transition, and the landscape ahead
  • 1:00 pm Networking lunch

  • Pace of Electrification and Project Finance

  • 2:15 pm  PANEL DISCUSSION  Power Demand and Electrification Outlook — Emergence of tech sector demand – AI, data centers, cryptocurrency
    — Impact of Distributed Energy Resources – Solar panels and home energy storage
    — Interconnection versus behind-the-meter capacity
    — Future of electric transportation as US demand growth has underwhelmed
  • 3:15 pm  PANEL DISCUSSION  Wiring the Future: Navigating the Complexities of Transmission and Project Finance — Regulatory challenges and opportunities – FERC to the rescue?
    — Accelerating the pace of deployment – developers, financiers, and generators
    — New transmission tech: Can carbon wire work?
    — Traditional versus innovative finance models – public/private partnerships, bonds, federal grants and more
  • 4:15 pm Networking & refreshment break
  • 4:30 pm  CASE STUDY  A Successful Model of Renewable Energy Financing
  • 5:00 pm Chair’s Wrap-Up of Day One
  • 5:15 pm Networking Drinks Reception
Day 3 Agenda – Agendat Day 3
Friday , October 25, 2024
  • 8:00 am Networking breakfast
  • 9:00 am Chair's Welcome an introduction to day two
  • 9:15 am  PANEL DISCUSSION  Innovations in Energy Financing: The New Capital Stack — Decoding multispeed capital stacks – the funding building new energy
    — Blended finance models for large-scale energy projects
    — Energy transition and equity investment trends
    — Green bonds and renewable energy projects
  • 10:15 am  PANEL DISCUSSION  Decarbonization Technologies: Financing the Next Wave — Explore investment in carbon capture, hydrogen, and other technologies driving towards net-zero goals
    — Latest innovations and trends in technology investment
    — Assessing risk in undeployed tech, managing partnerships, permitting, and timelines
    — The role of insurance in bringing new projects to market
  • 11:15 am Networking break
  • 11:45 am  PANEL DISCUSSION  Navigating the Complex Landscape of Tax Equity in US Power Finance
  • 12:45 pm Chair's closing remarks
Times are US Eastern (EDT / GMT-05). Agenda subject to change.

S&P Global Commodity Insights Industry Fundamentals Training


  • Nick Mckee, Managing Director Group Head, Corporate Banking US Energy, Power and Renewables,
    Bank of America
  • John Plaster, Senior Managing Director,
    Guggenheim Partners
  • Andrew Brannan, Managing Director,
  • Luisa Fuentes, Managing Director, Head of Energy Transition and Sustainable Finance,
  • Peter Gardett, Executive Director, Financial and Capital Markets,
    S&P Global Commodity Insights
  • Doug Giuffre, Executive Director,
    S&P Global Commodity Insights
  • Pari Kasotia, Senior Director, Head of State and Federal Policy,
  • Sarah Kiriluk, Head of Acquisitions, Investments & Financial Advisory North America,
  • Rob Kupchak, Senior Managing Director, Head of Core, Americas,
  • Diego Kuschnir, Managing Director,
    Pickering Energy Partners
  • Edward Manheimer, Managing Director, Head of Power, Utility & Renewables M&A,
    Morgan Stanley
  • Susan Nickey, Executive Vice President, Chief Client Officer,
  • J.B. Oldenburg, Managing Director,
    Quantum Capital Group
  • Esaul Ramirez, Associate Director, Project Finance,
    North American Development Bank
  • Samuel Scroggins, Managing Director, Power, Energy & Infrastructure,
  • Mark Voccola, Co-Head Infrastructure, Americas, Senior Managing Director,
  • Matthew Willis, Partner,
    Hull Street Energy



Become a sponsor

Position your business in expert company, distinct from your competitors. At the S&P Global Commodity Insights Financing US Power Conference, each sponsor has the opportunity to showcase their product or service to industry-wide professionals. We provide an environment that encourages an honest and open dialogue among attendees. If you would like to lead the conversation as an event sponsor, contact us for more details on available packages: Martin Falkenberg on +1 (617) 3206647 or [email protected].

Download the brochureDemonstrate your strengths, raise your company profile, and maximize your ROI as we bring key industry players and decision-makers to you. At the S&P Global Commodity Insights Financing US Power Conference, each sponsor has the opportunity to showcase their products and services and distinguish themselves from the competition. We offer a full range of opportunities and packages, and can even tailor solutions to suit your needs.

Download our Americas event portfolio brochure to learn more about our events and who attends.

Contact us to start a conversation about your goals and how you can lead the pack as an event sponsor: Martin Falkenberg, Commercial Partnerships Manager, at +1 (617) 3206647 or [email protected].


Super Early Bird Rate
Register by August 23
Early Bird Rate
Register by September 27
Standard Rate
Register by October 18
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Groups *
Register 3 delegates, get one free    
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Rates are in USD and are not inclusive of local taxes or VAT. Americas Region event terms and conditions apply.

* See FAQs for details on registering at this special rate.

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Event Venue
Marriott Marquis Houston
1777 Walker Street,
Houston, TX, 77010
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Accommodation and reservation details

Accommodation Info
Financing US Power will be held on October 23-25, 2024, at the Marriott Marquis Houston in Texas.

Your conference registration does not include accommodation. A limited number of rooms have been reserved for conference attendees at the Marriott Marquis Houston at a discounted group rate.

Please note that these rates apply for the nights of October 22-25, 2024. The discounted room rate will be available until September 27, 2024 – or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first. For attendees booking a room in the official Room Block over the peak Event dates, quoted group room rates will be offered to attendees, based on contracted room type and rate availability, 3 days before and 3 days after the official Event dates.

Room Rates:
Run of House - $279

All rates quoted are in USD per room, per night
Rates are exclusive of $25 daily resort amenity package fee per room, per night, plus applicable state and local tax.

** Please note: S&P Global Commodity Insights is not associated with any third-party reservation agents. Making any reservations through a third party may put your credit at risk of a compromise. To make your reservation, please contact the hotel directly.

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How to register

We offer three easy ways to register:

Online: Click here to register now

Email: [email protected]

Phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070

Payment forms accepted

We accept payment by credit card, wire transfer, and check for this event. To pay without a credit card, contact us via email to [email protected]. For assistance, you may also reach out by phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070.

Group rate

Your organization may send 1 person for free for every 3 people registered at the current delegate rate. All registrations must be from the same organization and made at the same time to qualify. The group rate is not retroactive. Your invoice will reflect 3 delegates at the current rate and 1 delegate at $0.

How to obtain a letter of invitation to apply for a travel visa

We can provide you with a letter of invitation to apply for a travel visa, which you should then send to the appropriate consulate or embassy of the event location. Please note:

  • — Your registration fee must be paid in full before a letter of invitation can be issued. There are no exceptions.
  • — Payment is considered full once money is posted to an order. Credit card payments are immediate. Wire transfer payments require at least 5 business days. Check payments require at least 10 business days.
  • — The visa application process can take weeks or even months, depending on the countries involved and time of year, so you should consider registering and paying as early as possible.

Once full payment has been made, please contact Customer Service to request a letter of invitation:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070

Networking app

Event registration includes access to the networking app, available for your smartphone, tablet, and desktop (both iOS and Android). We'll send registrants details about logging in to the app as soon as it goes live. Please note that your registration must be paid in full to receive access.

Substitution policy (how to transfer your registration to a colleague)

If you’re not able to attend, we’re happy to transfer your registration to a member of your organization at no cost, up to 2 business days in advance of the event. Requests must be received in writing via email to [email protected], and are subject to approval. For assistance, you may also reach out by phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070

Cancellation policy

If you're not able to attend or send a colleague in your place, we accept cancellations and provide refunds if received in writing to [email protected] at least 30 days before the event. In the event of non-attendance, the full invoice fee will be payable.

Sponsorship opportunities

We offer a variety of standard and tailor-made sponsorship opportunities to fit your marketing and business-to-business needs—and your budget. Please reach out directly to the Business Development Manager for this event:

Martin Falkenberg

Phone: +1 (617) 3206647

Email: [email protected]

Speaking opportunities

We're always looking for the best voices in the industry to share their experience and perspective on opportunities, challenges, and trends. Please reach out directly to the Conference Producer to discuss availability and suitability:

Brian Speight

Phone: (720) 264 6785

Email: [email protected]

Press passes

We allow accredited media writing on behalf of major industry publications to cover the event at no charge. Please reach out to the contact below for press pass approval.

Guido Falconi

Email: [email protected]

Event terms and conditions

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