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Tuesday, April 5 • 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Corporate procurement: what are buyers looking for?

Over a third of US clean-power contracts signed last year were with non-utility buyers – from the Fortune 500 to the US military. Is this a bubble, or just the beginning?

BNEF's research team will present recent work on corporate procurement models and trends, and host a panel to understand what buyers are looking for, and how this is changing.

With presentation by: Nathan Serota, Senior Analyst, BNEF

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Jacqueline Lilinshtein

Senior Associate, Clean Energy Economics, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Jacqueline Lilinshtein has worked at Bloomberg New Energy Finance as a Senior Associate in finance and energy economics. Her research focused on analysing trends in global renewable finance and tracking developments in corporate procurement. Currently, she works on the product strategy... Read More →
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Nathan Serota

Analyst, US Solar and Clean Energy Economics, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Nathan Serota is a US Solar and Clean Energy Economics Analyst for Bloomberg New Energy Finance. His responsibilities include covering, interpreting and forecasting developments in US photovoltaic markets, with a main focus on the 'downstream' elements of solar (deployment) and where... Read More →

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Gary Demasi

Director, Data Center Energy and Location Strategy, Google Inc.
Gary has over 18 years of strategy development, corporate site selection, and negotiations experience covering a wide range of industries and operational areas.  He has personally managed projects involving hundreds of millions of dollars of capital expenditures, and has executed... Read More →
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Lily Donge

Principal, Rocky Mountain Institute
Lily Donge is a Principal with RMI’s electricity practice, where she leads the Business Renewables Center. Lily focuses on accelerating the market for corporate renewable energy. She is exploring new markets for the rapid uptake of renewable energy and developing tools and products... Read More →
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Brian Janous

Director of Energy Strategy, Microsoft
Brian is responsible for leading the development and execution of Microsoft’s global data center energy strategy. These data centers provide the foundational cloud infrastructure for over 200 Microsoft online and cloud services for consumers and businesses worldwide. His responsibilities... Read More →
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Rob Threlkeld

Global Manager of Renewable Energy, General Motors
Rob Threlkeld is Global Manager, Renewable Energy for General Motors. In this role he manages the more than 100 megawatts of renewable energy that make up GM’s global renewable energy portfolio and assesses  the feasibility of future projects as they pertain to GM’s overall sustainability... Read More →
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Bill Weihl

Director of Sustainability, Facebook
Bill Weihl is Director of Sustainability at Facebook.  His group directs work on sustainability and energy efficiency across the company, driving projects to track and reduce the company's environmental footprint in all aspects of its operations.  They also work collaboratively... Read More →

Tuesday April 5, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm PDT
Grand Hyatt New York 109 East 42nd Street, New York, New York, USA, 10017