30 - 31 JULY 2018, SINGAPORE

About The Course

If you are involved in the development of renewable energy projects, the financing of projects at the various stages of the development cycle is key to successful project execution, the returns a project generates, and the ease with which it can be sold again.


In this two-day course, you will learn about renewable technology, renewable incentives, project calculation and assessment, project structuring, contracting and sourcing from an energy finance perspective.

Learning Outcomes

By attending this 2 day programme you will be able to understand,

  • Various renewable markets and technologies from a commercial viewpoint
  • How to appraise renewable energy projects and choose among various options
  • The valuation of renewable projects
  • How to structure financing for your project, and find sources of capital
  • How to win support for your renewable project
  • You will also be able to ask specific questions relating to your work and organization and discuss them with the trainer and other attendees

Who Should Attend

  • Energy asset developers
  • Energy industry managers
  • Risk managers
  • Investors in renewable energy assets


There are no prerequisites to attend this course, but a basic understanding of the energy industry will help.

Course Faculty - Matthias Obert

Dr. Matthias Obert

Matthias Obert was Head of Power & Gas at SGX until September 2015 and responsible for the development of the energy business within SGX, comprising derivatives in electricity, LNG, oil and petrochemicals, as well as physical energy business in electricity, gas and LNG.


Prior to SGX, he worked with RWE Supply & Trading as Senior Investment Manager Principal Investments as well as Chief Operating Officer Sales & Origination in London and Geneva. Before this, he was a Consultant with McKinsey & Company, working for European and international clients in the energy, materials and wholesale banking sectors.


Mr. Obert holds a diploma in industrial engineering as well as a doctorate degree from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany, and an MBA from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, USA.



Renewable markets and their incentive systems

‘Non-standard’ project examples for increased returns

Project selection in case of a wind park development

Simple financial analysis examples for wind and solar projects

Project and tax structure examples

Contract examples

Typical costs of various forms of capital

Examples of corporate clean energy buyers

How-to advice for working with lenders

This training course has a limited attendance for up to 20 participants only. Sessions commence at 9am on all days, with short intervals at 10.30am and 3.30pm respectively. Refreshments will be provided in the short intervals. Lunch will be provided at 12:30pm for 1 hour. Sessions will end at 5pm on all days.

Unique Features with powerEDGE Training

• Pre-Course Questionnaire to help us focus on your learning objectives
• Detailed Course & Reference Manual for Continuous Learning and Sharing
• Practical Exercises & Case Examples to better understand the principles
• Limited class size to ensure One-to-One Interactivity
• Assessment at the end of the course to help you develop a Personal Action Plan