Renewable Energy, Project Financing & Financial Modelling

An Interactive 5 - Day Training Course

Renewable Energy, Project Financing & Financial Modelling

Effective Financing and Modelling of Renewable Energy Projects

Classroom Dates
30 Sep - 04 Oct 2024
14 - 18 Apr 2025

The renewable energy sector has seen dramatic growth in recent years as the world pushes to develop in a more sustainable and greener manner. With growth set to continue at an even greater rate, this course is vital to those involved in strategic moves into the sector and the raising of finance to support new projects. The Renewable Energy, Project Finance & Financial Modelling training course will guide delegates through the financing and project evaluation phases, before focusing on how to manage and reduce the financial risks associated with such projects including interest rate, exchange rate and commodity price risk.  In order to do so, delegates will develop financial modeling skills to aid their ability to evaluate, analyse and help to make key strategic decisions vital to the on-going growth and sustainability of their organization.

This Energy Training Centre training course will highlight:

  • The growing need for Renewable Energy Projects
  • Project Finance Methods and Agreements
  • Capital Investment Appraisal
  • Financial Modelling
  • Risk Management Techniques

By the end of this Renewable Energy, Project Finance & Financial Modelling training course, participants will learn to:

  • Recommend how to structure the financing of Renewable Projects
  • Structure Project Finance agreements
  • Evaluate the Financial Viability and Return of Renewable Projects
  • Manage Financial Risk associated with projects
  • Develop Financial Models to assist evaluation and decision making

Participants attending this training course will receive a thorough training on the subjects covered by the course outline with the Tutor utilising a variety of proven adult learning teaching and facilitation techniques. The Renewable Energy, Project Finance & Financial Modelling training course will follow a participative workshop format focusing on developing practical skills that delegates can apply in real life business situations on return to their own organisation. Seminar methodology includes the discussion and evaluation of real-world case studies, video presentation, Excel analysis and simulation of project evaluation and risk assessment.

As a result of sending employees to attend this training course the organisational will gain:

  • Informed staff, engaged with the latest developments
  • Improved finance and project management
  • Staff with knowledge of the latest modelling tools and techniques
  • Improved performance with staff better able to meet strategic developments in the sector
  • An improved finance and risk management culture

As a result of attending this Renewable Energy, Project Finance & Financial Modelling training course the individual will gain:

  • Improved knowledge and understanding
  • The ability to apply new skills direct to the workplace
  • Up-to-date knowledge
  • Financial, Project and Risk Management knowledge and skills
  • The ability to improve their roles and career growth

This Renewable Energy, Project Finance & Financial Modelling training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Strategy team members
  • Finance & Investment professionals
  • Project managers
  • Budget managers & professionals
  • Risk management professionals

Day One: Sources of Finance for Major Renewable Energy Projects 

  • The Energy Sector & Growth of Renewables – Strategic Issues affecting Future Finance
  • Major Renewable Energy Projects and Financing Schemes
  • Equity Finance
    • Government Finance
    • Public Share/Equity
      Private Equity
    • Venture Capital
  • Debt Finance
    • Loans
      • Fixed Rate
      • Floating Rate
    • Bonds 

Day Two: Project Finance for Renewable Energy Projects

  • Project Finance
  • The Structure of Project Finance Schemes for Energy Projects
    • Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV)
    • Recourse & Non-recourse Finance
  • Parties to Project Finance Schemes
  • Commercial Facility Agreement (Loan Agreement & Covenants)
    • Debt Service Coverage Ratios (DSCRs)
  • The Role of Bonds/Guarantees and Letters of Credit 

Day Three: The Cost of Finance 

  • The Cost of Finance
  • Cost of Equity
    • Dividend Policy and the Impact on Finance Costs
  • CAPM Risk Based Costing of Finance
  • Cost of Debt
    • Credit Ratings and the Impact on Cost
    • Interest Volatility & Current Projections
  • WACC & Arbitrage Pricing Theory
  • Dealing with Changes in the Cost of Finance
    • Interest Rate Swaps 

Day Four: Renewable Energy Project Evaluation & Finance Agreements 

  • Traditional Corporate Finance v Project Finance
  • Evaluation & Appraisal of Traditional Corporate Finance
  • Financial Evaluation / Ratio Analysis of Financial Statements i.e. Recourse to the Balance Sheet
  • Evaluation of Project Finance
    • Project Cashflow
    • Tax & Capital Allowances
    • Payback, NPV, IRR & MIRR
  • Determinants of the NPV 

Day Five: Financial Modelling of Renewable Energy Projects

  • Modelling Revenue & Price Volatility
  • Expected Monetary Value, Probability & Decision Trees
  • Forecasting Costs using Regression & Correlation (Single & Multiple)
  • Practical Modelling: Using Statistical Analysis Tools in Excel
  • Risk Management and Sensitivity/Simulation Analysis

We offer two main training formats to cater to different preferences and needs: 

  • Classroom Training Delivery – Our traditional classroom-based training courses provide a face-to-face learning experience with subject matter experts. You’ll benefit form in-person interactions, hands-on exercises, and a structured classroom environment.
  • Online Training Delivery – We also offer convenient live/online training courses that you can access from anywhere with a stable internet connection. These courses provided flexibility and allow you to learn anywhere, making them suitable for busy schedules or remote learning.

The Energy Training Centre Certificate of Completion with corresponding learning hours who has successfully completed the training course.

Yes, we provide assistance by issuing a Letter of Invitation stating that you are confirmed to attend our training.

We value transparency and are happy to provide our instructor’s profiles upon request. If you would like to learn more about our instructor’s’ qualifications, expertise, and experiences, please email us at

Yes, we do. We provide tailored training courses designed to meet the specific requirement of larger group of individuals. These customized training courses can be conducted both classroom and online formats, allowing you the flexibility to choose you preferred dates and duration.

Please contact us at to discuss your group’s training needs, and we’ll work with you to create a personalized training course that aligns with your objectives.

We have multiple international training venues. You may find this through our website link: 

Our training courses are held at our partnered hotels within the city included within our training

Yes, here are the following options we can offer to assist you:

  • Corporate Discount – We can extend our corporate discount to participants staying at the same hotel, if we have any. Please enquire about the availability of this discount when you register for the training course.
  • Nearby Hotel Suggestions – If you prefer other accommodations, we can provide a list of nearby hotels to suit your needs and budget.

Feel free to go through hotel booking platforms on the internet to find the most cost-effective for you.

No, we do not provide job placement services after the training course. However, we are confident that our training course equips you with the necessary tools and knowledge to enhance you career prospects and promote career growth. Our training course are designed to empower you with valuable skills and expertise to excel in your chosen field.

  • Tuition fee for a 5-day training course
  • Provision of a world-class subject matter expert to deliver this training
  • Meeting at a hotel venue corresponding to your chosen session
  • Welcome food and drinks, AM / PM snack, and Lunch
  • Digital course materials (e-Tablet)
  • Course completion certificates
  • Designing and administration of Pre-& Post Course Assessments
  • Preparation of participant’s Performance and Appraisal Report, if required
  • Issuance of Letter of Invitation for delegates needed visa processing, if required
  • Tuition fee for a 5-day online training course
  • Provision of a world-class subject matter expert to deliver this training through live/virtual delivery
  • An electronic copy of the training manual and relevant hand-outs
  • Issuance of The Energy Training Centre e-Certificate of Completion
  • Administration of Pre-& Post Workshop Assessments
  • Link access of online platform acceptable to both parties

Certainly, we do provide corporate rates tailored for organizations seeking to enrol multiple employees in our training programs. To facilitate this, we encourage you to make a formal request via email addressed to We’ll be delighted to discuss and offer a suitable arrangement for your corporate needs.

Yes, special discounts are available upon request if you have more than one registrant for a course. For further information please email us at

We offer two convenient payment options:

  • Bank Transfer – You can make payment via bank transfer. Once your registration is confirmed, you will receive an invoice with the banking details for the transfer. We would require you to supply a swift copy for us to confirm receipt of funds.
  • Payment Link – Alternatively, we provide a secure payment link that you can use to complete your payment after your registration has been confirmed.

Upon receipt of your registration details sent via email at, we will send you the following by e-mail within 24-48 hours of registration.

  • Joining Instructions
  • Invoice/receipt (where appropriate)

 If you register online, you will receive an e-mail on the same day confirming your registration.

There are two convenient options to register for a training course:

  • Online Registration Form – Register for your desired training course by completing the online registration form available on our website. Simple click on the registration button or select your preferred dates and provide the requested information.
  • Email Registration – You can email us your intention to register at Our team will guide you through the registration process and provide assistance you may need.

Yes, we do allow registration transfers in the event that you are unable to attend the training course. To initiate a transfer, please send us an official email requesting the change. We’ll guide you through the transfer process and ensure a smooth transition of your registration to another eligible participant.

Our training course sessions are scheduled and posted on our website for your convenience. However, we understand that there may be specific requirement for your group. If you have a preferred venue and specific training dates in mind, please feel free to propose them to us by clicking on the button “Propose you preferred location & date” of your preferred training course.

Our course timings slightly vary between the cities we offer our training courses. Please let us know of your preferred course and session (dates/venue) through email at Alternatively, you may call/WhatsApp us at +971 50 746 0956.

We understand that time zones may be different between our Senior Consultants and our delegates. Our standard online course timings (11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, GMT+4 – Dubai, UAE) may be adjusted upon confirming the programme. Our team shall communicate between the confirmed registered delegates and suggested a suitable course timing for all.

Our standard course duration for our classroom programmes is 6 hours per day while our online session is 5 hours per day.

Our training programmes are designed to be concise yet comprehensive, focusing on professional development. The duration varies based on the specific course content and objectives – we normally offer programmes between 5 – 10 days. However, our emphasis lies in delivering interactive and engaging sessions that prioritize depth of learning within a condensed timeframe. This approach ensures participants acquire substantial knowledge and skills efficiently.

We have been assessed by TUV Rheinland Middle East FZE and comply with Quality Management System standards – ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 29993:2017, ensuring a commitment to quality and excellence in our operations and services.

Our training courses span across diverse industries, encompassing sectors such as but not limited to:

  • Power & Utilities
  • Oil & Gas
  • Financial Institutions
  • Government and Regulatory bodies
  • Manufacturing & Production Industry

Our commitment lies in continuously refining and expanding our training course offerings to align with evolving industry landscapes. We encourage individuals to explore our website or engage with our dedicated support team for the latest information on available courses, ensuring access to the most pertinent and current educational resources.

Yes, Energy Training Centre is an ILM Recognised Provider (ID# 002398B), authorized to register learners and offer training courses recognized by ILM. Participants seeking ILM Recognised Certification would need to complete an assessment post the ILM Recognised courses. ILM is a renowned provider of leadership and management qualifications, part of the City and Guilds Group. Additionally, our company is a CPD Certified Training Company, ensuring our commitment to continuous professional development standards.