Jigar Shah is the recently appointed Executive Director of the Loan Programs Office at the US Department of Energy. He brings a robust resume to the position, as co-founder of Generate Capital and founder of SunEdison, two innovative renewable energy finance organizations. He is also well-known for his time co-hosting GreenTech Media's The Energy Gang Podcast. In this episode of Connected With Latham, San Diego project finance partner Omar Nazif and Washington, D.C.-based of counsel Michael Gergen speak with Shah about the Title XVII federal loan guarantee program and how it is evolving, as well as practical considerations for companies consider applying for loan guarantees. They also discuss the Loan Programs Office’s involvement in the Biden administration’s offshore wind and electric vehicle infrastructure efforts.
This podcast is provided as a service of Latham & Watkins LLP. Listening to this podcast does not create an attorney client relationship between you and Latham & Watkins LLP, and you should not send confidential information to Latham & Watkins LLP. While we make every effort to assure that the content of this podcast is accurate, comprehensive, and current, we do not warrant or guarantee any of those things and you may not rely on this podcast as a substitute for legal research and/or consulting a qualified attorney. Listening to this podcast is not a substitute for engaging a lawyer to advise on your individual needs. Should you require legal advice on the issues covered in this podcast, please consult a qualified attorney. Under New York’s Code of Professional Responsibility, portions of this communication contain attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Results depend upon a variety of factors unique to each representation. Please direct all inquiries regarding the conduct of Latham and Watkins attorneys under New York’s Disciplinary Rules to Latham & Watkins LLP, 885 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022-4834, Phone: 1.212.906.1200