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IGC Invest Geothermal – Geothermal Finance & Investment Forum, Nov 7, 2017

IGC Invest Geothermal - Geothermal Finance & Investment Forum
Alexander Richter 14 Aug 2017

ThinkGeoEnergy together with its partner Enerchange is launching a new Geothermal Finance & Investment Forum, IGC Invest Geothermal. The event will focus on important elements of investing in geothermal energy development, such as risk mitigation, early stage financing, market incentives, blended financing options, multi-player projects and exit strategies.

ThinkGeoEnergy and Enerchange invite to the first global geothermal investment forum in Frankfurt/ Main in Germany. Held in the center of Europe’s financial sector, the event will be focusing on important elements of investing in geothermal energy development, such as risk mitigation, early stage financing, market incentives, blended financing options, multi-player projects and exit strategies.

With an increasing interest in development in growth markets, such as Turkey, Indonesia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and others, development continues to face the challenge of attracting adequate funding for projects particularly in the early stages of development. While multilateral programs and development banks are helping development in early stages, there is still insufficient equity funding available to move geothermal projects forward.

The IGC Invest Geothermal event aims to create an annual forum and platform for geothermal industry geothermal industry (GI) leaders and international investors, including private equity, infrastructure, debt, institutional investors and public equity funds, as well as public funding partners such as development banks, funds and institutions. It further is set up to help increase awareness among investors and the geothermal energy industry to educate about opportunities and challenges of investments in energy infrastructure development globally.

With this event, ThinkGeoEnergy and its partner try to establish a forum that helps projects to connect with investors, and vice versa.

The event will take place in Frankfurt/ Main, Germany – November 7, 2017.

We are currently working hard on the program, and we will share more in the coming weeks.

  • 8:00 – 8:45 Business Breakfast
  • 9:15 – 10:45 Session I: Geothermal Finance Overview
  • 11:15 – 13:00 Session II: Risk Mitigation Approaches
  • 11:15 – 13:00 Session III: Market Driving and Development Forces
  • 14:30 – 15:45 Session IV: Early Stage Financing
  • 14:30 – 15:45 Session V: Blended Finance
  • 16:15 – 18:00 Session VI: Exit strategies
  • 16:15 – 18:00 Session VII: N.N.

The plan is to host this event annually and holding this in locations that help best to serve the purpose of promoting geothermal and attracting the right audience. So next events could be held in Singapore, U.S., UK or elsewhere.

If you want to get involved in the event, or share some thoughts, please don’t hesitate to drop an email to alex@thinkgeoenergy.com

The event website will be updated in the coming weeks, but for now see: http://www.investgeothermal.com

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