Conference | July.23.2019 - July.25.2019The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square
Orrick is proud to participate in Infocast’s 2019 Storage Week Plus event at The Westin St. Francis in San Francisco. Rohit Sachdev and Wolfram Pohl will be co-moderating a panel on Wednesday, July 24, titled, “Dealing with the Financial Implications of Retrofitting Storage to Existing Projects and Sites.” Panelists will include Kate McGinnis, Managing Director of North America Utilities for Fluence; David McIlhenny, Managing Director of Project Finance for Sunpower; David Riester, Managing Director of Project Finance for Cypress Creek Renewables; and Patric K.A. Verdonck, Founder of Rhynland LLC.
Infocast’s inaugural midsummer storage business forum will bring together policymakers, renewable energy and storage developers, utility and corporate customers, and financiers leading the storage boom to discuss the hottest trends in storage.
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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.
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.