In this episode Mark explains the strategic issues affecting the power generation industry and how a power company determines the best operating method for its portfolio of power stations given the strategic landscape CCGTs sit within. He also outlines how a power company determines when to run its plant when the market price for power changes many times a day and how, despite the lack of accurate long term forecasts, energy companies can use models to shape their operational strategy.WATCH THIS INSIGHT »
Project Finance: Supply Chain
The Industry Insights Supply Chain series focuses on experts with construction or operations experience. In Project Finance transactions nearly all risks are passed down to the Supply Chain so we have seasoned professionals explaining the main risks in their sectors and how those risks are mitigated. Watching the interviews will help the financial modellers among you to understand why your clients just can’t seem to get you the information you need on time and why they keep changing the model inputs!
In this video, you’ll increase your understanding of the construction contractor perspective and learn why it’s important to create an equitable balance between the needs of all parties involved in a Project Finance transaction, why it’s crucial that everyone involved in the transaction understands the importance of their role and why project funders should get involved as early as possible.WATCH THIS INSIGHT »
In the first of two Project Finance Industry Insights videos focussed on the construction contractor, you’ll learn about the difficulties in pricing long term, fixed price construction contracts, the additional risks a construction subcontract takes under a PPP contract compared with a standard construction contract, and how the construction subcontractor mitigates those risks.WATCH THIS INSIGHT »