Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ECON 612 - ENERGY PROJECT DEVELOPMENT

Long Title: ENERGY PROJECT DEVELOPMENT
Department: Economics
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 4
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Degree(s):
Master of Energy Economics
Description: This course will cover the development of energy projects, especially electric power projects, from inception through to financing. It examines key issues such as: siting/permitting, including compliance with federal, state and local environmental and regulatory issues; fuel supply agreements; capital cost pricing; off-take agreements; and the various methods of project financing. Microsoft Excel is used for project financial analysis, including revenue and cost modeling, debt management, project net cash flow, project internal rate of return and net present value. The course also will cover strategies to monetize the project including development fees, carried equity, and private and public sale of equity, including initial public offerings (“IPOs”).