This course brings together all three core areas of essential knowledge (technical, commercial and financial), required for anyone involved in the development and financing of wind farms, in a clear and concise manner.
Completing this course will leave the learner with a thorough understanding of the technology and its drivers, the commercial trade-offs and the challenges that need to be overcome to conclude a successful financing.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE?
Project Sponsors and Developers Equity Investors Lenders to wind energy projects Law firms engaged in WF projects Investment Bankers Fund Managers Project Finance Consultants ECA's & Development Banks EPC Contractors Turbine Manufacturers
To introduce the learner to the world of wind energy. To provide the learner with a thorough understanding of all the different components of wind power technology. To introduce the learner to various economic incentive schemes to support the development of wind energy. To provide the learner with a comprehensive understanding of the science and art of wind resource assessment. To provide the learner with an understanding of the different types of arrangements commonly entered into with land owners as well as the process and risks involved in the approval and permitting process. To introduce the learner to the various financing options available to different types of developers. To introduce the learner to the different types of power purchase agreements and the key commercial terms. To provide the learner with a thorough understanding of the different types of construction arrangements. To introduce the learner to the different options available for operations and maintenance of the wind farm. To provide the learner with a thorough understanding of all aspects of raising finance on a project.