The role of debt in the Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) Capital Stack

Date: September 17, 2020

Time: 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Eastern

Location: WebEx Presentation (access instructions e-mailed upon registration)

Contact: Nicole Kale

Join us for a virtual roundtable discussion with the USDA RUS and DOE Loan Programs Office as we dive into the role of project finance debt for Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) projects. Our panel will review:

  • Government offerings to borrowers
  • Structuring debt investments
  • Anticipated lender interparty terms with 45Q tax investors
  • Working with public power and electric coops
  • Accessing revenue streams
  • Identifying underwriting risks and mitigation strategies


  • Khalid Abedin, Supervisory Investment Officer - Loan Programs Office, US Department of Energy
  • Shariff Barakat, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Jeffrey Brown, University of Wyoming EORI; Principal, Brown Brothers Energy & Environment, LLC; Lecturer, Stanford University: School of Earth, Energy, and Environmental Sciences
  • Ellen Friedman, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Christopher McLean, Assistant Administrator for Electric Programs (AAE), Rural Utilities Service (RUS)/USDA

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