Renewable Energy Project Finance

April 10 to 12, 2017 - Miami, Florida, USA

Renewable Energy Project Finance

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. Renewable Energy Project Finance 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


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

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

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-the river small scale hydro plant with merchant sales

Green Power Academy is part of Green Power Global; the market leader in renewable energy conferences. Since 2003, over 22,000 delegates from over 152 countries have attended over 400 conferences, exhibitions, workshops and training courses providing strategic business intelligence to the renewable energy and sustainability industries.

After extensive market consultation Green Power Academy brings together sector analysts and professional business trainers to develop interactive courses for experts working in the renewable energy sector, which directly address the business needs of their customers.