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Episode 28 — Energy & Infrastructure: What’s the View From Inside the DOE Loan Programs Office?

August 11, 2021
As the Biden Administration ramps up its investment in renewables, we speak with the head of the DOE Loan Programs Office about the practical realities companies should consider when applying for a loan guarantee.

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.

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