Mar 21, 2014

Marathon Capital's, Sid Sinha published in Renewable Energy World's "Navigating the Winding Road of Geothermal Project Financing" Part 1

It is no secret that renewable energy project development cycles present many unique challenges — as well as promising opportunities — for developers, investors and power users alike. Geothermal energy project development in particular can be a challenging endeavor, based on the extended timelines involved in successfully proving a resource, mitigating drilling risk and managing the subsurface reservoir on an ongoing basis. These are unique “geo sector-specific” issues that must be managed, in addition to the typical power plant development and construction issues inherent in any energy project endeavor. Due to these challenges, the corresponding financing of geothermal projects must be carefully tailored to match these specific features.

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Sid Sinha, Senior Vice President at Marathon Capital LLC, has fifteen years of domestic and international experience in the energy industry across the midstream, power and upstream spectrum. At Marathon Capital, he focuses on the geothermal, E&P/midstream and power sectors and brings to bear his extensive transactional and industry experience in helping energy clients find the best solutions to their financing and strategic needs. Mr. Sinha received his BS in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and his MBA in Finance from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He holds his Series 7, 63 and 79 licenses.