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Leadership Lyceum: A CEO's Virtual Mentor

This podcast series focuses on corporate and industry strategy and trends from the direct vantage point of key industry leaders. Subscribe to the podcast at Apple iTunes. Several interviews are available here: See Podcasts

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Apr 09, 2017 to Apr 12, 2017
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May 02, 2017 to May 05, 2017
| Orlando, FL
May 21, 2017 to May 23, 2017
| Orlando, FL

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Energy People: Stan Garnett

We talked with Stan Garnett, former senior exec of two utilities, the day after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union.

Stan Garnett, with Steve Mitnick

The Brexit vote neatly frames a rather historic episode in the utility industry worldwide.

Panda Power Funds Finances Coal-to-Natural Gas Power Conversion Project

Panda Power Funds financed the 1,124-MW Panda Hummel Station power plant, one of the largest coal-to-natural gas power conversion projects in the United States. The plant will be located at the site of the retired Sunbury coal-fired power plant near Shamokin Dam in Snyder County, Pennsylvania. The 400-MW, 65 year old plant was shuttered in 2014. The Panda Hummel generating station will be fueled with Marcellus Shale gas.

Transactions (August 2014)

Wisconsin Energy to acquire Integrys in a transaction valued at $9.1 billion; Dominion to acquire the CID Solar Project from EDF Renewable Energy; Landis+Gyr to acquire GRIDiant Corp.; PPL Corporation and Riverstone Holdings LLC to merge merchant power generation businesses into a new company Talen Energy Corporation; plus debt offerings totaling $1.5 billion.

Transactions (May 2014)

Sunrun acquires AEE Solar and SnapNrack; FirstEnergy completes sale of hydroelectric power stations to Harbor Hydro Holdings; Alterra acquires Shannon wind project from Horn Wind.

Transactions (April 2014)

Calpine acquires Texas combined-cycle plant from MinnTex; FirstEnergy sells 11 hydro stations to LS Power; Alterra Power acquires 202-MW wind farm; plus deals and debt issues totaling $1.8 billion.

The Ultimate CEOs: Constellation Energy’s Mayo A. Shattuck III

The CEO Power Forum: Not all utility CEOs are created equal...

Interview by Richard Stavros

"Goldman Sachs built the platform. They came from a world of conventional procedures and compliance, and an understanding of rule sets. Almost every other wholesale platform built in Houston and run by cowboys got out of control."

Transactions (January 2014)

Calpine acquires 1,050-MW combined-cycle plant in Texas; Allete buys AES wind farms; NextEra acquires Silver State solar project from First Solar; plus equity and debt deals involving EdF, Emera, First Wind, SunEdison, AEP, NV Energy and others, totaling $2.7 billion.

Transactions (December 2013)

NRG and Sempra acquire Edison Mission assets; Google invests in AES-Riverstone venture; TransAlta acquires NextEra wind farm; plus debt issues from TransCanada, NiSource, Duke, and Southwest Gas totaling $2.4 billion.

Transactions (September 2013)

TECO acquires New Mexico Gas; Direct Energy acquires Bounce Energy; Duke floats $500 million in two tranches; plus debt deals from PPL Electric and Southern Power.

Transactions (August 2013)

During the month of June, MidAmerican issued $1 billion in bonds for solar projects in California; PG&E sold $750 million in two tranches; ITC floated bonds totaling $550 million; plus debt issues from Duke, TransCanada, Entergy, and others totaling $4.35 billion.

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