3 Day Masterclass in Power Purchase Agreements | Terrapinn Training
3 day Masterclass

Power Purchase Agreements



The 3 Day Masterclass in Power Purchase Agreements is aimed at those who seeking to add significant value through the negotiation of power purchase agreements. This practical course leads delegates through the many facets of the PPA process in the key power markets of UK, Europe, Middle East and Australia.

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address key challenges

Gain a real understanding of global power markets in a state of flux

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develop new skills

Master essential tools and checklists involved across the PPA process

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gain strategic advantage

Learn how to protect assets against risk in a time of extreme change

learn to negotiate power purchase agreements and manage risk

You will leave this 3 Day Masterclass with a tool box of expert briefings, projections and checklists covering all aspects of the PPA process. It will lead you through all forms of energy risk that the PPA mitigates from market, through credit, liquidity, operational with a particular focus on regulatory risks in the key power markets globally. 

At the end of this course, you will be able to negotiate a contract or review a PPA and know if it meets your assets needs.



In just 3 days you will:

  • Get an overview of power assets and prices for selling a PPA
  • Understand the key factors in buying a PPA
  • Understand how to anticipate and mitigate risks
  • Get a critical overview of key markets
  • Master regulatory and market essentials of the main power markets
  • Appreciate the operational risks and their impact
  • Review key functions of the Energy Trading Risk Management (ETRM) IT vendors
  • Understand the impact of credit risk as part of the global power market
  • Address specific challenges and opportunities pertinent to your business

Organisations that will benefit:

  • Power companies
  • Investors
  • Insurances
  • Banks
  • Consultants
  • Government and regulators
  • Oil & Gas companies
  • Utilities
  • Suppliers

Who will attend:

  • Business analysts
  • Business development and marketing managers
  • Commercial and contract managers
  • Corporate and project financing personnel
  • Economists
  • Engineers
  • External and in-house legal counsel
  • Project managers
  • Regulators and government officials

Course Agenda

  • Big Picture
  • Speed Networking
  • Selling a PPA: Power generation & suppliers assets overview
  • Tool 1: Cost data bank
  • Buying a PPA: Supply business overview
  • Case study
  • Mutation of electricity price risks
  • Workshop
  • Tool 2: Negotiation checklist
  • Case Study
  • Market Overview
  • Tool 3: Expert opinion for setting the scene in a negotiation
  • Deregulated power markets and contracting in an environment of volatile and sometimes negative prices
  • Example 1: Europe
  • Workshop
  • Example 2: United Kingdom
  • Workshop
  • Example 3: Australia
  • Case Study – Australian Energy Market
  • Example 4: Japan
  • Example 5: China
  • Tool 4: Basic price projections of the different markets where available
  • Workshop Session – Update of risk checklist
  • Introduction to the Trading Floor
  • U-Turn: Review of the biggest challenges raised on Day 1
  • Identifying operational risks
  • Workshop – Using a proprietary Capabilities Framework, review current operations and look for gaps to provide a check list for areas of development.
  • ETRM’s –Which one is right for you?
  • Tool 5 – Checklist of main ETRM vendor features
  • Credit risk is an endemic feature of the global power market
  • Case Study: William’s Case Study “Out Of Business in 10 Days”.
  • Buying energy is a real time activity, traders and risk managers respond to market intelligence
  • Learn the importance of knowing your counterparty, data and credit support for your PPA
  • Wrap Up

For further information please call: +44 (0)207 092 1045

  • “The depth and knowledge of my trainer was extremely impressive. In 3 days I have had, without a doubt, a masterclass on the industry. Truly world class.”

    - Gordon Dowall Potter, Past Delegate

  • “Well worth 3 days of study!”

    - Syed Hamza, Past Delegate

  • “The training was excellent! I give it a 10 and will get my trainer's support for my next challenges.”

    - Head of Partnerships & Customer Loyalty at Avis Budget, Past Delegate

  • “Extremely constructive course with a very good dynamic and passionate trainer.”

    - Managing Director at BNP Paribas, Past Delegate

  • “Impressive and cooperative trainer who wanted to make sure the delegates understood.”

    - Budgeting, Planning & Reporting Manager, Past Delegate


We can come to you too! If you have a team of six or more, why not hold a private course? Our experts come to you and the course is tailored to your requirements.

Call +44 (0)20 7092 1045 (United Kingdom)
or +65 6322 2333 (Asia Pacific)
for more details