Power Purchase Agreements

IFF - International Faculty of Finance
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Professional Course
Self-paced Online
2 days
From 2,999 GBP

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Power Purchase Agreements - International Faculty of Finance (IFF)

This two-day intensive training course by IFF will equip participants with the practical and theoretical knowledge and skills needed to set up and manage Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), utilising a mixture of case studies, lectures and analytical exercises.

Through this course, participants will:

  • Learn how to set up and manage Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)
  • Understand how to use the concepts of Net Present Value and Levelised Cost of Electricity when considering a PPA
  • Learn to assess the risks associated with PPAs
  • Understand the impact of energy transition and renewables on working power markets
  • Learn how to optimise your portfolio if you are in a region with a liquid spot exchange
  • Understand how prices are calculated at the European spot exchanges
  • Learn how financial derivatives can be used for price hedging and risk management
  • Understand why the greening of the power markets will make capacity a more valuable commodity

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Training content

Topics covered through this course include:

  • Electricity – The Basics
  • The Roles of the Commercial Players
  • Overview - Power Industry in Transition
  • Power Plant Investments
  • Structures and Working Energy Markets
  • PPA in Markets Without Liquid Electricity Exchanges
  • PPA in Markets With Liquid Electricity Exchanges (the European Model)
  • Power Price Dynamics
  • Power Plant Economics
  • How a Power Producer Can Make Money
  • Subsidy Systems for Renewables
  • Risk Assessment

Case studies explored through this course include:

  • LCOE for a wind farm
  • How an electricity retailer can use derivatives
  • How a power producer can use derivatives
  • Price drivers in the Nordic electricity market
  • Selling capacity in Continental Europe

About IFF

International Faculty of Finance - IFF Finance & IFE Energy - Specialist Training Courses

As one of the world's leading specialist financial training organisations, The International Faculty of Finance, provides participants in the global financial markets with intensive technical training programmes designed to help them succeed on the global stage.  Established in 1991 we...

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