3 Day Masterclass in Power Purchase Agreements | Terrapinn Training

Johannesburg, 11-13 Apr 2018

3 day Masterclass

Negotiating Power Purchase Agreements - Bryan



The 3 Day Negotiating Power Purchase Agreements Training is a training course aimed at those who seeking to add significant value through the negotiation of power purchase agreements and so gain true business advantage.

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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

This special and customized 3-day training program has been designed to ensure delegates learn how to use, prepare and negotiate Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for projects in the electricity industry. Although PPAs can take various forms it is essentially an agreements for the sale of electric power between a power generating company and a wholesale purchaser such as a distributor and commonly used as an offtake agreement to facilitate project finance for construction of a power plant.  They are essential for a successful liberalized and competitive electricity industry.




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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

Meet your instructor

Christian Erich Grutte teaching Negotiating Power Purchase Agreements - Bryan for Terrapinn Training

Christian Erich Grutte is an independent investment & financial advisor with more than fifteen years’ experience in the power & renewable sector. He advises on renewable energy strategies, business development and financing globally. He successfully supported leading utilities, IPPs, developers and financial investors to build pipelines of renewable energy projects across international markets.

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 Assets Overview
  • Buying A PPA
  • Main Types of Power Station Fuel
  • The Role of the Grid –Transmitting Power
  • Introduction to Power Purchase Agreements
  • Case study: The attractiveness of EON and RWE as PPA counterparties over decades of market deregulation
  • How Markets Work
  • Electricity Price Risks and How They Mutate
  • Workshop
  • Case Study: Origin Energy
  • Workshop: PPA Negotiation
  • Power Purchase Agreement Regulation
  • Dynamics of Power Markets Across the World
  • The Role of Power Purchase Agreements in Investment
  • Case Study: Bank Lending to the European and UK Power Markets in 2002
  • Specific risk allocations
  • The key risk allocation mechanism - Force Majeure
  • ‘Boiler plate’ provisions (so called)
  • PPAs with government and state-owned enterprises
  • Dispute resolution

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

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  • “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


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