Foley Hoag Partner Mark Barnett to Speak at Solar Power Mid-Atlantic Regional Event

Foley Hoag LLP partner and Energy & Cleantech Industry Group Co-Chair Mark Barnett will be a panelist at the Solar Power Mid-Atlantic, a new event expected to deliver comprehensive and forward-looking discussions on policy, regulatory and technical topics facing the solar industry in the region.

Barnett will participate on a panel entitled "Creative Solar Financing Matching Funds & Projects," addressing issues such as standardization, fund variation and associated costs, and balancing standardization with flexibility. He will be joined by John Conley, Director, Project Development East of SolarCity and Ben Margolis, Director of Project Finance at Sol Systems. Timothy Heinle, Director of Business Development at groSolar, will serve as moderator.

Attendees of this two-day event will also have the opportunity to learn more about policies that are driving solar installations in the Mid-Atlantic and how these policies are shaping the market; technical challenges and solutions that affect solar businesses, utilities, policymakers and other stakeholders; trends that businesses need to consider to remain relevant and grow; and the impact and role of technology innovation and manufacturing in the region.

The Solar Power Mid-Atlantic is presented by Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA), and will be held at the Atlantic City Convention Center in New Jersey on Sept. 9-10, 2014.