Todd Kice

Managing Director, Originations
Leyline Renewable Capital LLC
Todd Kice - Leyline Renewable Capital

Todd Kice is the Managing Director of Originations for Leyline Renewable Capital, a development-stage capital provider for renewable energy projects throughout the United States. In this role, Todd is responsible for both developing relationships with renewable energy project developers and connecting them to Leyline’s capital solutions.

Prior to joining Leyline, Todd spent thirteen years as a solar developer, the last ten working with Hecate Energy. During his tenure at Hecate Energy, he helped finance 2,491 MW of solar projects currently operating or under construction, and built a pipeline that included 3.2 GW in PPA negotiations plus over 15 GW of early-stage large utility scale projects.

Todd’s career also includes work in clean energy finance both as a finance manager for OCI Solar Power and as a financial analyst at Enfinity America, developing and financing commercial solar projects. Todd is a graduate of Duke University and received his MBA from the University of Kansas.

05 Oct
 - 12:45 Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Track A
Panel Discussion
  • How to judge what an asset is really worth?
  • Which underperforming assets are worth the risk?
  • Are rising commodity prices and inflation priced into future valuations?
  • How are offtake agreements affected?
  • How has the M&A market been affected by the supply chain issues?
05 Oct
 - 10:30 Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Track A
Panel Discussion
  • How is cost of finance changing as other costs (CAPEX, Interest Rates, Equipment) increase?
  • Are hedges still the solution or are financing parties looking for something different like PPAs?
  • Is the current market policy squeezing out the ability to develop small scale projects?
  • When is it worth taking the merchant risk vs a PPA contract?
  • Do alternatives to PPA require storage and what do the cash flows look like?
  • What is the cost opportunity for co-location vs a stand alone storage asset?
05 Oct
 - 09:45 Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Track A
Panel Discussion
  • What states are currently offering the most attractive benefits for solar and storage developers?
  • What effect do these policies have on the consumer?
  • What government loans are currently available for financing and developing solar projects
  • Will solar be the main energy stack of the future in the US and can storage solve our grid issues?

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