Law of Energy Project Finance II (Case Studies)

Course Description:

The course is based on project financing case studies in the energy sector, including both power generation (conventional/RE) as well as energy infrastructure projects. The curriculum of the course includes: 

Introduction to the energy sector, energy legal frameworks and project financing energy projects 

  • Project financing energy projects
  • Global energy challenges & impacts for energy project finance
  • Project finance structures, including ECA-Financing, Multi-sourced projects and Infrastructure Debt as asset class

Case studies

Case Study I - Project financing of a conventional power plant (Coal-fired power plant)

  • General set-up of a project and documentation
  • EPC contracts
  • Merit order, PPA and market risk

Case Study II - Project financing of a renewable power plant (Offshore Wind Park)

  • Introduction to Offshore Wind project
  • Bankability Issues and Risk Assessment
  • Renewable Energy vs. Conventional power/Renewable Energy systems

Case Study III - Project financing Infrastructure Assets (Gas pipeline)

  • Introduction to infrastructure projects
  • Financing Infrastructure Assets
  • ECA-Financing

Reading:

Note:

Pre-requisite is "Law of Project & Acquisition Finance I" in the winter semester 

Credit Points:

5

Lecturer(s):

Dr. Oliver Heiland

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