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Wind & solar power projects, and investment risk

A two-day course that will provide a broad overview of wind and solar power projects, and potential investment risks which are associated with their development.

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Mattia Boccolini Mattia Boccolini
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Due diligence

Training Information

  • Duration:

    2 days

  • Date:

    To be determined

  • Language:

    English

Day 1: Wind & solar power projects

This course is aimed at anyone wishing to acquire a broad overview of what is involved in a wind and solar power project. Through introduction to the key stages of the project lifecycle, including development, construction, operation, and decommissioning, the course addresses the key risks arising and the steps that a project owner can take to optimise a project from the design stage onwards.

Additional information
As well as covering general topics associated with any project, the course will give a brief overview of considerations for both wind and solar power projects. As well as covering general topics associated with any project, the course will give a brief overview of considerations for both wind and solar power projects. More detailed courses covering specific areas of technical specialism on wind and solar are available.

Course Outline:

• What’s in a wind or solar farm?
• Who’s who?
• Project development, resource risk and other design considerations
• Construction arrangements, contracts and lessons learnt
• Operations and maintenance
• Decommissioning
• Q & A session

Who should attend?
The course is recommended for anyone wanting to understand, and not yet familiar with, the full project lifecycle.

Day 2: Technical risks in wind and solar power investments
DNV GL has gained valuable real life experience working with project stakeholders to minimize and mitigate technical risks in wind and solar power projects. Focusing on cash flow and project finance lending, the course will cover typical technical issues that might arise during the investment review process, and steps that can be taken to reduce or address risks.

Additional information
The course structure will lead the participants towards a check list of items to be considered and addressed in their own due diligence reviews. Throughout the day, topics will refer back to the project cash flow model and practical exercises. The course focuses on technical experience, with some coverage of related commercial issues; the course does not however cover detailed legal or insurance issues associated with transaction structuring.

Course Outline:
• Finance motivations
• Project structure
• Introduction to the cash flow model
• Income risks
• Income management
• Sensitivities
• Cost risks
• Cost management
• Sensitivities
• Case studies
• Q & A session

Who should attend?
Professionals wanting to learn more about minimizing and mitigating technical risks in wind and solar power projects, either as general interest or for a background to be used when approaching real life investment reviews. It is assumed that participants will already be familiar with general wind and solar energy related topics, some of which will be covered in Day 1.

Fee:
Special offer, if you book before tbc
Book either 1 day class for tbc 
Book both days for tbc 

If you book after:
Either 1 day class tbc
2 day course tbc  
All are tax excluded.