Workshop 10A: Project Financing from the U.S. Department of Energy – Working with the Loan Program Office

If you are looking for funding for a proposed project, this workshop is highly recommended. The DOE’s Loan Program Office staff will walk you through its offerings, how to apply for a loan, and guide you in maneveuring through the process.

The workshop also includes a “listening” session, where DOE staff hears the insights of individual developers regarding their specific financing challenges and pain points.

Finally, the workshop provides time for each attendee to get one-on-one time with LPO staff to discuss specific projects.

Agenda
LPO Overview
– Overview of LPO mission (bridge to bankability)
– Available programs for waterpower (especially low impact hydro, PSH, repowering existing dams)
– Key challenges we’ve seen for waterpower projects
– Overview of LPO process and how to engage with LPO

Insights from developers
Audience Q&A
Breakout: One-on-one pre-application consultations with LPO staff

Presenter Information

Brian Mahar

Brian Mahar
External Affairs, Loan Programs Office
U.S. Department of Energy
Workshop Leader


Robert Edwards

Robert Edwards
Director of Outreach and Business Development, Loan Programs Office
U.S. Department of Energy
Faculty


Erik Steimle

Erik Steimle
Vice President of Project Development
Rye Development
Speaker


David Sinclair

David Sinclair
President
Advanced Hydro Solutions
Speaker

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