2 Day Masterclass in Solar Finance | Terrapinn Training

Johannesburg, 18-19 Sep 2017

2 day Masterclass

Solar Finance


LEARN how innovation is driving disruptive Solar Power Business Models

The course is designed to help residential and commercial systems integrators (dealers, installers, and salespeople) understand the basics of solar system finance. The training course will cover the various forms and formats of financing systems, including PACE, Leases, PPAs, and traditional lending.

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Understand how different financial tools enable the many innovative business models emerging in the solar sector

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Case studies and group work enhances the application of new knowledge and leverages experiences between delegates

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Participants will receive access to a shared cloud folder with in-depth background reports and all additional material in electronic format


Solar power is the fastest growing energy technology in the world. Grid and generation parity to fossil fuels is reached or tackled from large to small scale projects across many countries without policy support. 

This course will look at enhancing financial analysis of solar PV projects and will examine the trigger variables. There will be a focus on connecting the dots between technology & financial innovation and how this is driving business models of solar PV.


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In just 2 days you will:

  • Discover the financial patterns that drive emerging business models of solar photovoltaic technology
  • Master financial analysis of solar PV projects and what the trigger variables are
  • Understand how to participate in public tenders, design competitive business models, enter new markets, explore new business possibilities and seek partnerships

Meet your instructor

Christian Erich Grutte teaching Solar Finance 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:

  • Solar companies
  • Power companies
  • Oil & Gas
  • Utilities & IPPs
  • Asset Management Companies
  • Infrastructure & Construction companies
  • Institutional investors & Private Equity
  • Public & Private Banks
  • Equipment Manufacturing & Engineering
  • Project Developers & Planners, Installer & Integrators
  • Law firms
  • Government Agencies, Trade Associations and R&D

Who will attend:

  • C-Level Executives
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Business Development
  • Project Managers
  • Sales & Business Development Managers
  • Finance Managers
  • Marketing Managers

Course Agenda

  • Big picture
  • Speed networking
  • Debt finance
  • Risk mitigation
  • Case work: Looking at sample contracts and polices to highlight key issues in risk management
  • Financial analysis
  • Financial structuring
  • PV modules and cells
  • Balance of system
  • Resources and energy yield
  • PC system modelling
  • Solar PV Business Models
  • Unity scale
  • Workshop: business & financial modelling of a 100MW solar PV plant
  • Grid integration and storage
  • Case study: Economic impact of storage for a solar PV plant
  • Private and commerical
  • Case work: business & financial modelling of a 100kW solar PV plant
  • Off-grid

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


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


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