Solar Energy Industries Association: Solar Goes Corporate 2019

Speaking Engagement | November.07.2019

Eaton Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Join Orrick partner Rohit Sachdev on November 7 as he moderates the “Storage Goes Corporate: Maximizing Value and Minimizing Risks” session at the Eaton Hotel in Washington, D.C. SEIA’s Solar Goes Corporate is the leading forum to discuss and learn how businesses can effectively procure, deploy, and invest in clean energy technologies such as solar, battery storage, wind, and energy efficiency. This session will discover how companies can increase value, reduce risks and streamline energy usage with hybrid solar + battery storage projects and stand-alone storage projects.

Rohit will be joined by Vanessa Miler-Fels, Renewable Energy Strategist at Microsoft, Mike Nolan, Director of Analytics Advisory at Edison Energy, and Thomas Leyden, Senior Director at EDF Renewables Distributed Solutions.



  • Energy & Infrastructure Sector
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
  • Renewable Energy
  • Wind Energy
  • Energy Storage
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Rohit Sachdev Partner

San Francisco Office

Rohit represents several of the world’s leading developers of renewable and conventional energy generation projects on project development, M&A and financing arrangements.

He has extensive experience in the solar, wind, energy storage, gas and biofuel sectors, with a particular focus on California and other U.S. jurisdictions. Rohit's past deal experience spans energy and infrastructure projects in the Americas, Asia, India, Europe and the Middle East, and includes award-winning transactions.

In recent years, Rohit's practice has focused particularly on project development and project M&A transactions. He has successfully negotiated thousands of MWs of "physical" and "virtual" PPAs and tolling agreements, as well as a variety of construction, supply and other development arrangements. Rohit has also represented clients on the purchase and sale of renewables projects in various U.S. jurisdictions, as well as joint venture and other project asset arrangements. He has particularly focused on the development, financing and sale of domestic and international energy storage projects, including stand-alone, hybrid, front-of-meter and behind-the-meter projects.

Rohit started his legal career at an international law firm in New York where he focused on project development and project finance transactions across the globe. Prior to law and business schools, Rohit was an investment banking analyst at Credit Suisse in San Francisco where he provided M&A and financial advisory services to technology companies in Silicon Valley.