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ESC Webinar

Biggest Bang for the Buck - 
Leveraging Funds


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June 5th, 2009 





The Energy Services Coalition (ESC) is pleased to offer the following national educational webinar. 


Biggest Bang for the Buck - 

Leveraging Funds 



The webinar will focus on financing options, with a panel of professionals to discuss: 

  • what's new in lease-purchase financing in this new economic climate,
  • applying the various bonds and grant programs - Clean Renewable Energy Bonds (CREBs), Qualified Zone Academy Bonds (QZABs), Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds, Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants (EECBGs), and Build America Bonds, to name a few, and
  • how to take advantage of the many tax incentives, including those that apply to government projects. 

Who should attend:  Industry and government professionals in the position to educate and influence end-users to implement such projects;  State or local government end-users. 


 Presented By:


 Financing in this New Economic Climate


Karen KeelerKaren Keeler, Senior Vice President with AAIG in Denver, is focused on the financing of energy performance contracting transactions.  She has been active in the financial industry for over 15 years and has been responsible for the successful origination of over $1 billion in lease and bond financings supporting energy efficiency projects.  In addition, Ms. Keeler has been involved in the development of performance contracting legislation in several states and is an active member of NAESCO and the Energy Services Coalition. 


Bonds - Increasing your Project Size by Decreasing Your Interest 

Joey McLineyG. Joseph McLiney, President of McLiney And Company, an investment banking firm that successfully completed over 350 Qualified Zone Academy Bonds, as well Clean Renewable Energy Bonds and other tax-investment bonds.  Mr. McLiney has been in the investment banking business providing funds to municipalities for more than 20 years, is a published writer (economics), and has been a featured speaker for numerous states helping explain complex financial tools to municipalities nationwide. 


Bonds, Making Tax Incentives Work for the Public Sector, and More

Darin LowderDarin Lowder, Associate with Ballard Spahr Andrews Ingersoll, focuses on energy, project finance, and related real estate issues.  Mr. Lowder has worked with utilities, energy project developers, tax equity investors, engineering and construction firms, project site owners, and power purchasers on a variety of renewable energy and fossil-fuel power projects. Mr. Lowder has also advised clients on multiple financing and regulatory issues affecting the energy industry, including the emerging Green Energy marketing and advertising procedures.   


Bonds, Making Tax Incentives Work for the Public Sector, and More


Peter FlynnPeter Flynn, Managing Partner of Bostonia Partners LLC, has over 15 years experience in law and finance and is a co-founder of the firm.  Mr. Flynn is experienced in structuring and funding federal, municipal and commercial energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, contract finance, securitization and public/private partnerships.  Mr. Flynn is a graduate of Boston University School of Law and Syracuse University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa.



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Title:   Biggest Bang for the Buck - Leveraging Funds

Date: Friday, June 5, 2009

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar. 
System Requirements
PC-based attendees
Required: Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003 Server, Vista

Macintosh®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.4 (Tiger®) or newer




Please plan to participate in this valuable learning session.  




Ray Hinson
President of the Board of Directors
Energy Services Coalition

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The Energy Services Coalition (ESC) is a national nonprofit organization composed of a network of experts from a wide range of organizations working together at the state and local level to increase energy efficiency through energy performance contracting. 

Energy performance contracting enables building owners to use future energy savings to pay for up-front costs of energy-saving projects, eliminating the need to dip into capital budgets.

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