Renewable Energy Financing Seminar
Registration/Cancellation Deadline: Wed, Feb 20, 2013
Speaker: Arthur Mitchell (Senior Counselor, White & Case), Gregory Loose (Counselor for Commercial Affairs, U.S. Government), Javier Areitio (Head of Equity & Project Finance EMEA, Latin America, Japan & Korea, SunEdison Japan Corp), Laurence Bates (President, ACCJ), Michio Matsuda (Senior Business Development Manager, Munich Re Japan Services K.K.), Seth Sulkin (President and CEO, Pacifica Capital K.K.), Shinichi Kihara (Director, International Affairs Division, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, METI), Tetsufumi Miyake (Deputy General Manager, Project Finance Department, Specialty Finance Division, Shinsei Bank), Yoshio Uchida (Chief Manager Environmental Finance Section Environmental Business Department, Mitsubishi UFJ Lease&Finance Co.Ltd.), Yugo Nakamura (Lead Analyst, Japan, Bloomberg, New Energy Finance)
Hosting Committee(s): Architecture, Construction and Real Estate, Energy, Government Relations
Venue: Tokyo American Club MAP
Member Fee: ¥9400
Guest Fee: ¥11400
A major step in the growth of the renewable energy industry is how renewable projects are financed. Please join the ACCJ Energy and Environment, Architecture, Construction and Real Estate, and Government Relations committees for a seminar on renewable energy financing. This bilingual seminar, with simultaneous interpretation provided, will feature a bevy of experts from Japan and the U.S., with representatives from the public and private sectors. Please see below the program for the afternoon:
Summary: An interactive program on the current status of financing for renewable energy in Japan and brainstorming on how to expand the market.
Language: English and Japanese with simultaneous interpretation
Format: Experts from various aspects of the renewable energy industry will give 5-10 minute presentations on the current status of their sector and discuss key issues affecting future growth. The moderator will then lead a brainstorming session with all participants on how to expand the market.
Moderator: Seth Sulkin, President & CEO, Pacifica Capital K.K.
Introduction: Gregory Loose, Counselor for Commercial Affairs, U.S. Government
Shinichi Kihara, Director, International Affairs Division, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, METI
Part 1: Renewable energy market size and outlook
Yugo Nakamura, CFA Lead Analyst, Japan Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Part 2: Legal/regulatory issues affecting renewable energy development
Arthur Mitchell, Senior Counselor, White & Case
Part 3: Bank lending
Tetsufumi Miyake, Deputy General Manager, Project Finance Department, Specialty Finance Division, Shinsei Bank
Part 4: Leasing of renewable energy equipment
Yoshio Uchida, Chief Manager, Environmental Finance Section, Environmental Business Department, Mitsubishi UFJ Lease&Finance Co.Ltd.
Part 5: Casualty, performance insurance
Michio Matsuda, Senior Business Development Manager, Munich Re Japan Services K.K.
Part 6: Case Studies of Overseas Project Finance for Renewable Energy:
Javier Areitio, Head of Equity & Project Finance
EMEA, Latin America, Japan & Korea, SunEdison Japan Corp.
NOTE: If you cancel after the stated deadline, the full meeting fee will be charged to your account. All guests must be accompanied by an ACCJ member. Sorry, no substitutions or walk-ins.
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Hosting Committee(s): Energy
Venue: Tokyo American Club
Hosting Committee(s): Government Relations
Venue: Diet Members' Office Bldg. (Lower House 1)
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Hosting Committee(s): Information, Communications and Technology
Venue: Tokyo American Club