RENEWABLE ENERGY
PROJECT FINANCE
10 - 12 April 2017 - Miami

A practical guide to structuring and funding renewable power transactions

Renewable energy power facilities powered by resources like wind, biomass, geothermal hydro or solar technologies are attracting investment worldwide at breath-taking pace. This three day program will explain how such transactions have come to be so popular, how they are funded and structured, and how they differ from conventional thermal-based power deals.

 

COURSE
BENEFITS

• Navigate the range of sources of finance available, both debt and various equity sponsors

• Evaluate cashflows for renewable energy projects

• Understand the peculiarities of resource intermittency, location constraints, transmission, and interconnection 

• Break-out Case Studies: Wind Power, Bio-Mass, Hydro and Solar Projects

 

KEY
TAKEAWAYS

• Master best-practice techniques for financing renewable energy projects

• Create and keep your own template for assessing qualitative and quantitative risks when funding or investing in renewable energy projects and related transactions.

• Gain confidence in examining renewable power purchase agreements, and other critical contracts

• Ensure understanding through hands-on workshops and case studies to reinforce principles

 

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     AGENDA
  AT A GLANCE

DAY 1

Renewable energy projects & markets

• Renewable Energy projects and markets

• Transactions as they differ from conventional power project finance

• Quantative analysis of renewable energy transactions

• Case study: financing a single asset wind farm with a limited resource structure

 

DAY 2

Discover how project finance mechanics drive debt capacity andultimately equity returns

•Legal issues and contractual issues
• Funding alternatives and markets
• Electricity hedging
• Leasing for renewable projects
• Solar power project finance
• Case study: financing a solar park
and evaluating cashflows

DAY 3

Discover how project finance mechanics drive debt capacity andultimately equity returns

• Biomass and bio-fuel projects
• Credit and other risk support for
projects
• Geothermal plants as base-load
producers
• Hydro-electric finance
• Case study: financing a run-of-theriver
small scale hydro plant with
merchant sales
• Wrap-up & self-test

 

 

YOUR
TRAINER

The instructor for this program has worked with corporate investors, private and development banks, equipment suppliers, and law firms throughout the world to structure viable financing packages for green-field renewable energy projects and facility upgrades. Previously she was a banker with JP Morgan Chase Bank where she structured international project transactions and advised clients on risk management globally.

She has published in the business press and co-authored guides covering international project finance, foreign exchange, and approaches to credit and financial analysis in emerging markets, as well as featuring as a primary speaker in video series created by the World Bank to demonstrate Sound Banking Principles. Previous non-executive positions include Chair of the Technical Advisory Panel of the Public Private Infrastructure Advancement Fund (PPIAF) that supports technical assistance in emerging markets. She is currently a Director of British Caribbean Bank and Waterloo Holdings and holds an M.B.A. from INSEAD, the European Institute of Business Administration, as well as a B.A. from Princeton University.