SOURCE: Information Forecast, Inc.

August 12, 2008 18:57 ET

Major Changes in the Power Generation Asset Markets to Be Highlighted in September

Renewables, Carbon Regimes and International Players Continue to Change the Face of the Market

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - August 12, 2008) - Infocast's Power Asset Acquisition & Divestiture Summit, scheduled for September 22-24, 2008 in New York, is positioned to provide unique assessments of cutting edge industry trends, including the impact of pending carbon regimes on power asset valuations, the continuing credit market turmoil, the rising presence of renewable assets in the market and the activities of international players in North America.

The Keynote Speaker, Doug Kimmelman, Senior Partner, Energy Capital Partners, will offer an assessment of developments in the Renewable Assets Market. Energy Capital Partners and CE2 Capital Partners LLC recently announced the formation of CE2 Carbon Capital, a company dedicated to building a portfolio of carbon offsets and other assets focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions in North America.

International players Maxim Power, E.ON Climate and Renewables, Energias de Portgual, Marubeni Power International, and Industry Funds Management (US) will offer perspectives on opportunities for further investment in the US market. Strategic players Invenergy, Baycorp Holdings, US Powergen, PPL Development and Duke Energy will discuss how the market outlook and its effect on their portfolio strategies. Lenders and equity investors will offer status and outlook on capital availability for Power Asset transactions.

The Summit also serves as a highly effective informal marketplace for power assets -- an ideal location for meeting with buyers and sellers active in the market. The 2006 and 2007 Summits were tremendous successes; the hallways jam-packed with industry and financial players negotiating deals. Previous Summits have been a tremendous success; distinguished by high-quality industry and financial players and conducting business was the order of the day.

The pre-conference briefing will provide attendees an excellent opportunity to obtain a detailed look at the opportunities renewables, reporting on the status of and outlook in the US power markets.

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Infocast is an event production company with twenty years of successful industry experience, including highly successful Finance and Investment Summits in the alternative fuels, renewable energy, natural gas, biodefense, real estate, and automotive industries. The Summits are leading events where industry players gather to share their perspectives on the finance and investment market, to establish relationships, network and conduct business.

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