August 8 - 10, 2017

San Diego, California

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Speaker Bio

Chris Calavitta

Senior Vice President, Infrastructure Development

Macquarie Capital

Mr. Calavitta is a member of Macquarie Capital’s in-house project development team based in Austin, TX. Over his 23-year career as a transactional finance specialist, Mr. Calavitta has helped close 48 deals with an aggregate transaction value over $5.7 billion, including $3.2 billion of renewable power and energy infrastructure transactions over the past ten years. Since joining Macquarie in 2013, Mr. Calavitta has helped develop and finance over 500 MW of wind power and solar power projects and he is currently overseeing Macquarie’s efforts to commercialize a $200 million contracted portfolio of behind-the meter, battery-based energy storage facilities in southern California which Macquarie acquired from and is jointly developing with Advanced Microgrid Solutions. Mr. Calavitta attended Tulane University on a full merit scholarship and earned his Bachelor of Science in Management degree with distinction (summa cum laude).