Laura Stern

Nautilus Solar Energy
Laura Stern

Laura E. Stern is the co-CEO of Nautilus Solar Energy, LLC which she jointly founded in 2006. With over twenty years of finance and power industry experience, Ms. Stern has sourced, structured and executed over $4 billion of power, energy and infrastructure investments. During her banking career, she specialized in originating and structuring renewable energy debt financings in the wind, hydro and biomass sectors. Ms. Stern has also sourced and executed senior debt financings for greenfield power development and acquisitions of distressed assets. Ms. Stern began her career as a consultant, advising the Philippine Government on the privatization of its power, water and wastewater sectors. She holds an AB with honors from Harvard University and a MA from the Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies.


She has been on the SEIA Board of Directors since January 2014, currently serving as Treasurer.

17 Nov
 - 15:30 Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Main Stream
Panel Discussion
  • Key states and regions that have seen the biggest growth in community solar, and the opportunities in 2021
  • Will Community Solar remain financeable in a downturn, despite being viewed by Tax Equity and debt as a high risk?
  • A breakdown of community solar deal structures and different models for putting them together
  • The feasibility of community choice aggregation projects to attract funding