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Private Sector Investments in Climate Technologies – Return on Investment and the New 2018 US Tax Credit for Carbon Oxide Capturing Technologies


The Global Climate Action Summit will bring leaders and people together from around the world to “Take Ambition to the Next Level.” It will be a moment to  celebrate the extraordinary achievements of states, regions, cities, companies, investors, and citizens with respect to climate action and to talk about the future.

Our panel will focus on prominent investor groups and funds that have discovered emission negative CO2-capturing technologies – an industry that could grow into a trillion dollar market.  Surprisingly, the United States is one of the first countries in the world that introduced an enhanced tax credit for carbon capture and sequestration technologies as part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.  Still, forecasting the profitability of plants that suck carbon oxide out of the air or out of industrial emissions has been challenging.  On our panel, investors and carbon capturing companies will discuss their criteria for investments in the technology, or in carbon capturing plants, and whether the new tax credit will help their return on investment.

Brent Constantz, Chief Executive Officer, Blue Planet
Marcius Extavour, Senior Director, Energy & Resources, XPRIZE
Damien Gerard, Commercial Director at Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), Climate Investment LLP
Steve Oldham, Chief Executive Officer, Carbon Engineering Ltd.
Heather Preston, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend

Siegmar Pohl, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend

Who should attend?  Companies that emit, capture, store or re-use CO2, investors, financiers, and interested public.

This program is recognized as an Affiliate Event of the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit, held September 12-14 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco and presented in cooperation with the West Coast chapter of the German American Chambers of Commerce (GACC). For more information on the Summit, please visit

By invitation only. To request an invitation or for additional information, please contact

Event Details

Wednesday, September 12, 2018-

Friday, September 14, 2018

San Francisco, CA
W Hotel
181 3rd Street San Francisco, CA 94103

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3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.



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