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The Green Bank: New York’s Billion Dollar Opportunity

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This webinar is open to the public. Open to SEIA members and non-members

Originally recorded  Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST

Under the leadership of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, New York is kicking off another fantastic solar year.  The New York Green Bank is a state-sponsored investment fund designed to dramatically increase deployment of solar and other clean energy technologies in New York-based projects.  Leveraging private capital and strategic partnerships, this exciting initiative is poised to help push New York’s solar market to new heights.  Learn from a member of New York Green Bank’s investment team, Jessica Aldridge, about the Bank’s organization, strategy, current thinking on where opportunities are to support solar deployment, and how you can get involved.

Attendees .....

  • Received Introduction to the New York Green Bank

  • Understood the Green Bank’s role in New York’s solar market

  • Learned about how the bank will function alongside existing programs and where the opportunity lies for solar

Speakers

Rick Umoff, Counsel and Regulatory Affairs Manager of State Affairs

Jessica Aldridge, Senior Associate, NY Green Bank

Jessica Aldridge is a Senior Associate at the New York Green Bank, a $1 billion state-sponsored investment fund dedicated to overcoming current obstacles in clean energy financing markets and increasing overall availability of capital for deployment of commercially proven technologies. Previously, Jessica served in the Office of the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Energy, where she worked to develop finance and securitization policies to support growth in clean technology adoption. Jessica also spent time as an EDF Climate Corps Fellow with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Washington, D.C. At PwC, Jessica helped the company push forward efficiency projects worth over $1 million in annual energy savings.

Jessica also has experience in investment monitoring and reporting at Citi Private Equity, a business unit of Citigroup that managed over $10 billion of private equity co-investment, fund of fund, and mezzanine products. Jessica previously worked in single stock and portfolio trading, structured derivatives, and institutional sales in Equities at UBS Investment Bank. Jessica holds a BA in Economics from Columbia University, MBA in Strategy & Finance and MEM in Energy & the Environment from Yale University.

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