New York


Fred Petit

Head of Renewables and Energy Transition North America

Fred leads Investec’s renewable energy platform in North America. He joined Investec’s Power & Infrastructure Finance team in 2019  as a senior banker with a focus on originating, structuring and executing project financings in the energy and infrastructure sectors and brings over 15 years of experience in the banking industry. Prior to joining Investec, Fred was a Director within Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank’s Energy & Infrastructure Group, where he originated and executed structured finance transactions ranging from $120 million to $12 billion in the North American conventional power, renewables, oil & gas, and petrochemical sectors. Fred started his banking career in Crédit Agricole's Counterparty Risk Analysis department where he was in charge of performing in-depth credit analyses of U.S and Latin American corporates as well as structured finance transactions.

04 Oct
 - 10:05 GMT
Keynote Plenary shared with Solar & Storage Finance Summit
  • In an inflationary environment, how are investors and lenders viewing the industry?
  • How are investors and lenders keeping up with evolving technologies?
  • If aspects of projects need to be renegotiated (e.g. supply agreements or PPAs) what impact is this having on the cost of capital and investor appetite?
  • How is the tax equity landscape changing?
  • Which emerging opportunities are investors ready to back in the USA and why?
  • Is it time to move beyond the project-by-project approach to project finance?