While energy prices fluctuate based on changes in supply and demand, extreme weather and economic conditions, price fixing and engaging in long-term renewables procurement based on that pricing is an important long-term strategy for reducing an organization's footprint and energy costs. This bootcamp will provide participants with an understanding of techniques for projecting energy costs and basic approaches to power purchase agreements with third-party owned and operated renewable projects, including best practices and lessons learned from case study projects.
Analyzing an organization's energy needs and aligning with opportunities for procurement of renewables
Leveraging tools and approaches to understanding future energy costs
Understanding various power purchase agreements
Identifying the key elements and language of a PPA
Navigating stakeholder engagement, including risk managers, accounting professionals, site strategy and interfacing with utilities
Eric Coffman – Chief, Energy and Sustainability, Montgomery County (Maryland)
David Feldman – Senior Financial Analyst, National Renewable Energy Laboratory