03 - 05 May 2017 - London

Developing the tools for building successful financial models for renewable energy projects 

Covering the most effective financial strategies and latest market insight for immediate value and practical application in the renewable energy sector. Understanding financial risks and variables of renewable energy power projects is critical for the best returns on investment and successful decision-making. The ‘Financing Renewable Energy Power Projects’ training course provides an in depth evaluation of financial models and industry challenges, as well as the latest market trends and activities in the sector.




Learn what lenders and investors look for in renewable power financial models and quantify how and why different variables impact these models.
Understand financial challenges, risks and structures specific to projects in the renewable power sector.
Discover the key contracts and agreements that are used to mitigate financial risks and discover the sources of finance available for such projects
Up-to-date information on market trends and activities



• Understand the key metrics and measures that lenders look for when evaluating a renewable power project (“speak the language” of renewable power finance)
• Quantify the financial returns of renewable power projects using a variety of different models
• Know what it means to make a project “bankable”
• Assess the current market trends in renewable power project finance, plus the future outlook based on key market and financial regulatory changes







• Discover how project finance
mechanics drive debt capacity and ultimately equity returns
• The ins and outs of financial
modelling and using then to run
sensitivity and scenario analysis
• Become confident in financial
negotiations with lenders and
sponsors with sound knowledge of financial statements, models and knowing the viability of a project
• Project Finance Metrics & Models
• Lender’s requirements and ratios
• Loan Term Sheet Elements
• Sensitivity & Scenario Analysis
• Best Practice Financial Modelling




• Insight into how to mitigate project risk by structuring key project contracts, insurance covers and subordinated loans.
• Case studies from leading Multilateral Banks and Export Credit Agencies are used to demonstrate their growing
importance in development
• Risk Mitigation
• Equipment Supply & Construction Risks: EPC contracts
• Operational Risk: O&M contracts and Insurance cover
• Revenue Risk: Off-take agreements & Curtailment
• Multilateral Bank (MLB) Financing
• Export Credit Agencies (ECAs)



• Discover how to drive technical, economic, political and contractual elements in order to succeed in raising finance and optimizing the returns from renewable power projects.
• Understand the different risk return profiles and motivations of various types of equity sponsors and other sources of finance with real case from
various countries
• Strategic & Financial Investors
• Re-Financing & Project Bonds
• Renewable Project Transactions
• Financing Renewable energy projects in emerging markets
• Conclusions, Trends & Future Outlook Register before




Christian Erich Grütte is an independent investment & financial advisor with more than ten years’ experience in the renewable energy sector. He successfully supported leading utilities, IPPs and financial investors to build pipelines of international renewable energy projects by identifying suitable local partners. His specific experience includes the market entry assessment of regulatory and development risk in countries around the globe. Read more about Christian below:

Christian Erich Grütte

Further, he is focused to work with independent developers to create the ability of renewable energy projects to be presented both to equity sponsors and debt lenders and reaching financial close. Christian is a recommended speaker at leading international renewable energy conferences and one of Green Power Academy’s core team of executive trainers on investment and financing topics. He has delivered a range of financing courses and our acclaimed Green Power Mini-MBA programme to students across Europe as well as in the US, Chile, South Africa, Dubai and Brazil. He holds an MSc in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Technical University of Berlin and currently serves as a lecturer in the Renewable Energy Finance Studies Program of the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.

He also forms part of the Working Group ‘Financing the Energiewende’ in Frankfurt and was one of the first members of the European Technology Platform for Wind Energy, as well as of EWEA, ACORE, LAWEA, EUBIA, ESHA and EGEC.