A new free short course by solar finance expert Chris Lord contains an insightful 20 minute interview about appraisal and cost segregation and their role in solar and other renewable projects. In this episode, Chris interviews Mike Bammel a Managing Director for Structured Finance/Leasing Practice at Marshall Stevens. Founded in 1932, Marshall & Stevens is a leader in corporate finance, transactional advising, valuation and litigation support. In this interview we talk with Mike about appraisals and cost segregation for solar and other renewable energy projects.

To dive far deeper into the topics of solar finance, check out Chris Lord’s 5-Week online course: Financial Modeling for Solar PV Projects and Solar Executive MBA Training with Chris Lord and Keith Cronin. Both of these courses have a new session coming up soon. These courses are two of of HeatSpring’s most popular and best rated courses and both have received many glowing reviews from students.

Christopher J. Lord is the Managing Director of CapIron, Inc., a firm focused, among other things, on helping clients plan, structure and close financings involving renewable energy projects, including Distributed Generation and Utility-Scale Projects. Mr. Lord graduated from Cornell Law School, and practiced corporate law in firms, and in-house, for over 25 years. He has been General Counsel of a publicly traded technology firm and energy finance firm, as well as counsel to energy development projects, utility financings, energy efficiency securitizations and renewable energy transactions. Over his career he has closed more than $3 billion in financings.