Chris Lord

Managing Director, CapIron, Inc.

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.

Courses

Solar
NABCEP
Energy Finance
Marketing and Sales
Business Growth

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.

by Keith Cronin and 1 other

4.3/5
428 students
6 modules
CEUs
$1995
Solar
Energy Finance
Marketing and Sales

Solar Finance Professional Masters Series

This series includes of our top two Solar Executive MBA and Financial Modeling courses taught by experts Chris Lord and Keith Cronin.

by Chris Lord and 1 other

$2695
Solar
Marketing and Sales
Business Growth

Solar Business Professional Masters Series

This series includes our top two solar business courses taught by experts Chris Lord and Keith Cronin. Earn a Solar Business Professional Certificate.

by Keith Cronin and 1 other

$2195
Solar
Energy Finance
Marketing and Sales

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.

by Chris Lord

4.2/5
159 students
5 modules
$995
Solar
Energy Finance
Marketing and Sales

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.

by Keith Cronin and 2 others

4.2/5
3463 students
4 modules
Free
Solar
Energy Finance
Marketing and Sales

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!

by Chris Lord and 1 other

4.3/5
1249 students
3 modules
Free
Solar
Energy Finance

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.

by Chris Lord

4.5/5
130 students
1 module
Free
Solar
Energy Finance
Marketing and Sales
Business Growth

Solar PV Finance for Non-Profits

Join solar experts Keith Cronin and Chris Lord in their discussion of selling solar pv to non-profits and important things to know before pitching non-profit clients.

by Chris Lord and 1 other

4.3/5
763 students
1 module
Free