Power Purchase Agreement (Online Course)

Power Purchase Agreement (Online Course)


Commences: 23 June 2020


Live Online Course


Limited seats available.
Register 3 persons to enjoy group discount.


Structuring successful PPAs, managing competitive electricity markets & attracting merchant power investments

There are many moving pieces affecting the future of electric power development in emerging market. Unlike the past Independent Power Project models, which featured standardised take-or-pay contracts – today’s market demands more innovative incentives to ensure better availability, better performance, as well as more attractive and sustainable mixtures of fuel sources. Economies throughout developing countries urgently need to master the key tools, models, and lessons learned for transforming and strengthening today’s electricity sector. These include the latest models in negotiating Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), in designing and managing new competitive power markets, as well as attracting the right mix of renewable energy sources.

This 4-day comprehensive workshop gives you clear explanations of the new models of PPA risk allocation, of designing and managing competitive power markets, attracting private investments in renewable energy, through a series of real case examples of contracts and markets. Case Studies will include real examples from Africa, Middle East, Asia, Europe and North America. Furthermore, cases stimulate independent thinking and discussion among participants.

Benefits of Attending

  • NEGOTIATE fair and sustainable PPAs
  • STRUCTURE successful PPAs based upon your own company’s risk profile and risk allocation needs
  • EXPOSE to international experience in IPP development
  • LEARN theory and practice of pricing and tariff design
  • PERFORM a policy and risk analysis of PPA contracts
  • IMPROVE your awareness of the common pitfalls and mistakes to avoid in today’s private power investments
  • LEAD successful power project finance transactions

Live Online Course – How It Works

The structure of our virtual learning program is designed to keep the same levels of engagement and networking as our on-site public courses. Course content is delivered through our easy-to-use online learning platform and is supplemented by case studies and practical exercises.

Like our classroom-based public courses, you will have live interaction with our course facilitators and other participants. Our live online courses are led by our experienced instructors, who will provide you with easily digestible content, using knowledge learned from many years in the industry, during scheduled times. Delegates will receive copies of the course materials electronically.

This course is scheduled to take place over 5 live online sessions using virtual learning technology.

Course Agenda

Session 1: 23rd June 2020, 8 – 11am GMT+1 (London time)

Introduction and Overview Role of PPA

  • Global electricity market trends driving PPA investments
  • Case study: Lake Turkana Project, Kenya
  • Role of IPPs
  • Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) in context

Session 2: 25th June 2020, 8 – 11am GMT+1 (London time)

PPA Contract Features

  • Case study: Valuable lessons from the PPA for Dabhol Power Plant in India
  • Key features of PPA contract

Session 3: 29th June 2020, 8 – 11am GMT+1 (London time)

PPA Pricing Structures & Financing

  • Pricing in PPA
  • Overview of project finance in the power sector

Session 4: 30th June 2020, 8 – 11am GMT+1 (London time)

Other Sales Structures and Corporate PPAs

  • Other types power sales agreements
  • Corporate PPA: issues to consider

Session 5: 2nd July 2020, 8 – 11am GMT+1 (London time)

Risk Assessment and PPA Negotiations

  • Risk assessment
  • Key issues PPA negotiation

Training Methodology

Throughout the course the course director combines theoretical aspects with real life case studies, actual PPA contract samples, pricing and the specific risks and their mitigation methods. The live online course at all times remains interactive with full participation from all the participants.

Pre-Course Questionnaire

We would like to customise the workshop based on your specific needs. Pre-Course Questionnaire will be sent prior to the workshop for analyse in advance and to be addressed during the course.

Course Certificate

Upon the successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion bearing the signatures from both the Course Director and the Course Organiser. This Certificate will testify your endeavour and serve towards your professional advancement.

What People Are Saying

❛❛ Infocus International organised a fabulous PPA training. One that is relevant to the needs of any energy sector practitioner. ❜❜
Uganda Electricity Generation Company
❛❛ The course was an eye-opener for me as it clarified for me the parties & responsibilities as such. ❜❜
Enel Green Power
❛❛ The workshop on PPA was insightful. The facilitator was very knowledgeable on all the issues and had ready answers. Course content was very current and the class was very engaging. ❜❜
Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company
❛❛ The course empowered me with knowledge of PPAs. I will be able to assess and evaluate PPAs as a board member. ❜❜
ZERA Holding
❛❛ The PPA training course has provided me sufficient knowledge about the different PPAs, tariff structures and essentials of project development. ❜❜
Petrogreen Energy Corp
❛❛ The course on PPA has really broaden my understanding of how a bankable PPA should be. It covers all aspect of it. ❜❜
Energy Commission
❛❛ Very practical topics presented by experts. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. ❜❜
Neconde Energy
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Who Will Attend

  • Electric regulators & ministries
  • Power & utility companies
  • IPP developers
  • Banks / Investors
  • Energy fuel suppliers (oil, gas, coal and renewables)
  • Law firms & consultancy

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