Infocast Panel: Tax Issues in Battery Storage and Solar+Storage Transactions

Webinar | February.04.2019 | 10am - 11am (Pacific Standard Time)

Online Participation

Join partners Rohit Sachdev, Michael Masri and Wolf Pohl as they participate in a panel hosted by Infocast, Inc.: “Tax Issues in Battery Storage and Solar+Storage Transactions” on Monday, February 4th at 10:00 am PST. The event is scheduled in conjunction with Infocast’s Storage Week in San Francisco, which Orrick is proudly sponsoring.  Rohit will moderate the panel, which also includes Shirley Chin, Deputy General Counsel & Head of Tax for Sunrun Inc. Projects involving battery storage—in particular solar generation projects combined with batteries—are among the hottest areas of U.S. renewables development in 2018 and 2019. The webinar will focus on the key tax issues critical to project development and the ability to obtain and maintain Investment Tax Credits (ITC) for combined solar+storage projects

Register to attend this spirited webinar as the panel addresses key considerations driving best practices for structuring projects and tailoring PPA provisions to ensure initial ITC eligibility and minimize ITC recapture.

CLE Credits Available: N



  • Energy & Infrastructure Sector
  • Finance Sector
  • Tax
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
  • Renewable Energy
  • Capital Markets
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Michael J. Masri Partner Tax, Energy

New York

Mike is a transactional lawyer whose principal areas of practice are tax, energy and infrastructure.

He regularly advises his clients on energy tax credits, government incentive programs, project developments and financings, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and all forms of leasing transactions. Mike represents investors and developers in tax equity financings across the renewable energy sector. He also assists clients in a broad range of federal income tax matters, including domestic and cross-border M&A, restructurings, financings, private equity and securities offerings.



  • Finance Sector
  • Energy & Infrastructure Sector
  • Tax

Wolfram Pohl Partner Tax

San Francisco

Wolfram Pohl, a partner in the San Francisco office, is a member of the Tax Group. His practice focuses on the tax aspects of corporate transactions, municipal finance and project finance. 

He has expertise on the tax implications of transactions involving energy projects and public infrastructure projects.  He has represented developers and tax investors in financings for both wind and solar projects.  Wolfram has experience in structuring and negotiating transactions to take advantage of tax credits, Treasury cash grants, depreciation benefits, and other available tax benefits.  His practice also focuses on tax-exempt bond financings for multifamily housing projects.  He has experience in a variety of tax issues, including equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, and real estate transactions.