The Future of the Energy Transition

McDermott Will & Emery Webinar Series

The Energy Transition currently underway—which has accelerated in part because of the COVID-19 pandemic—is about a pivotal shift from a fossil fuel-based energy mix to one that relies on renewable energy sources. Join the McDermott Energy group for a webinar series as we explore the future of renewables, the rise of electrification and what the Energy Transition means for businesses and the energy industry overall. From key trends and regulations to complex legal issues and opportunities, each session will focus on different aspects of the Energy Transition with the help of industry experts who will offer additional insights into how to navigate what many are classifying as this century’s biggest challenge.

With the energy sector constantly evolving, you can always count on McDermott to have our finger on the pulse of the industry. Subscribe to the right to receive Energy updates, including invitations to the Future of the Energy Transition Webinar Series. If you would like to learn more, please contact us.




Lender Outlook on the Debt Financing of Renewables and Transactions

November 3, 2021
12:00 – 12:30 pm EDT

On November 3, McDermott partners Robert da Silva Ashley and John Bridge will host Paul Pace, SVP and Team Leader at KeyBank and Andrew Chen, Managing Director at CIT, to discuss the current outlook of leading lenders in the US renewables and transactions space. More specifically, they will focus on lender outlook regarding the state of debt market support for the growing range of renewable power generation and clean energy infrastructure projects.

During this 30-minute complimentary webinar, we will cover:

  • Debt markets in general
  • Sector-specific liquidity constraints
  • Trends in underwriting and syndication
  • Evolving capital stacks and the impact of potential tax credit extensions
  • Financing clean energy infrastructure (transmission, storage, etc.)


Legislative Update on Renewable Energy Tax Incentives

December 1, 2021
12:00 – 12:30 pm EDT

Speakers: McDermott Partners Heather Cooper and Phil Tingle



EnergyTech: The Growth of Early Stage Technology Company Investment and Development in Energy and Oil and Gas

December 15, 2021
12:00 – 12:30 pm EDT

Emerging technologies are infiltrating the traditional oil and gas and new energy industries at a rapid pace. Private equity investors, management teams and operating businesses are embracing new technology opportunities and implementing them on a grand scale.

On December 15, McDermott partners Parker Lee and Shawn Helms will host a to-be-announced industry expert for a discussion on:

  • The types of technologies infiltrating the energy industry (e.g., Internet of Things (IoT) products and biomechanical developments) and what those technologies are displacing
  • The energy industry sectors most affected by new technologies
  • What has worked in implementing new technologies and what roadblocks remain
  • How private equity has pivoted toward tech/venture investing
  • What is next in EnergyTech



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    The Latest Merger Control Developments Under the Biden Administration


    How Solar Industry Leaders Are Addressing And Overcoming The US-China Trade War On Solar Modules


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