Chris Lord - Managing Director, CapIron, Inc.

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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.

CapIron has provided consulting and modeling services for waste-to-energy projects, advisory services to a large-scale distributed generation solar project, consulting and advisory services in the solar thermal industry and early-stage development of a startup wind energy company.

Chris is teaching:

Solar Executive MBA Training

Rigorous, hands-on business training for solar professionals. Learn all of the skills to finance the commercial solar projects in your pipeline. Includes Excel modeling, legal documents, individual feedback, and weekly conference calls.

Financial Modeling for Solar PV Projects

This is a unique and intensive hands-on course on modeling distributed generation solar PV projects. The course includes sample models of an unstructured income statement, a partnership flip, and a sale-leaseback.

Solar Finance Masters Series

This is a series of our top two solar finance courses taught by experts Chris Lord and Keith Cronin. Earn a Solar Finance Masters Series certificate.

Mastering Commercial Solar Finance

This course includes hours of expert-led videos, advice from a $20MM solar tax equity investor, non-profit solar financing/PPA best practices and much more!

Role of Appraisal and Cost Segregation Analysis in a Renewable Energy Project

In this interview we talk with Mike about appraisals and cost segregation for solar and other renewable energy projects.

Commercial Solar PPAs 101

Enroll in this free course and learn the basics of community solar, how PPAs work, the key legal structures used to finance projects, and the basics of financial modeling.