Alexander Metz

Alexander Metz
Senior Legal Counsel at TerraForm Power
Yale School of Management, MBA, 2014 Yale Law School, J.D., 2014

Alexander Metz is currently Legal Director at TerraForm Power. Prior to that, he was an Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. He graduated with a J.D. from Yale Law School and an MBA from the Yale School of Management in 2014. Alexander also holds BA/BS in Cognitive Science from McGill University. 

Authored Articles

Kauffman Reflects on Launching Green Bank and Animating Markets in NY

Last Monday, the Clean Energy Finance Forum spoke with Richard Kauffman, chairman of energy and finance for New York and chairman of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). This conversation offers a close-up look at the process of creating the NY Green Bank (NYGB) and the broader initiative to transform energy policy and markets to achieve economic and environmental benefits.

Green Banks Can Multiply the Impact of Clean Energy Financing

Last Friday, the Clean Energy Finance Forum spoke with Reed Hundt, CEO of the Coalition for Green Capital, which has led the movement to create green banks in the United States during the last several years. Green banks are financial institutions that use public funding to leverage private financing of clean energy. Hundt said it is urgent for states to start green banks to finance clean energy as they move away from coal and toward meeting their renewable energy standards. He said green banks can multiply financing resources by a factor of 10.