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Amakhala Wind: Turbulence in the Detail?

Optimizing Project Capital Structure
  • Srinivasan Sunderasan
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Abstract

Energy generation from intermittent sources such as the sun and wind is faced with inherent resource uncertainty. However, project developers build such uncertainty within their projections and develop their business plans around such assumptions. In most situations, challenges relating to regulatory certainty, optimal pricing, connectivity to the grid, and off-take of the generated electric power are more daunting than the natural factors. The case outlines a situation where South Africa, a resource abundant, power deficient economy, had announced an ambitious program to enhance power generation capacity using cleaner energy technology including solar photovoltaics, concentrating solar power, and wind turbines.

Keywords

Cash Flow Wind Turbine Wind Energy Wind Farm World Bank Group 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Verdurous Solutions Private LimitedMysoreIndia

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