What do we do?

Development

Edelweiss Renewables Advisors is engaged in the development and implementation of renewable energy projects. We provide support in all areas for the development of a project and accompany the implementation of the overall development of a project.
The activities includes site survey, quick scans, drafting and conclusion of land contracts, stakeholder management, research and analyzing of administrative feasibility, financial feasibility, technical feasibility, risk management, process / project management, financial management, establishment of a project entity, setting up of financial models, arranging of tax aspects, setting up of a project business case, contract management, structuring and organizing the financing of projects.

Financing

Renewable energy projects are quite often being developed from the possession of or the right to a ground position or a certain technology. A crucial element in the development, realization and operation of a project, being the financing, is sometimes considered at a too late stage or underestimated or sometimes not taken into account at all.

Edelweiss Renewables Advisors considers financing as an integral part of a project development. Therefore she guides you preferably  already during the development phase to make your project bankable. Subsequently she is pleased to advise and support you in attracting risk capital from her network of investors, in structuring of a debt financing, in organizing a funding competition amongst banks, in judging and comparing financing offers and of course in negotiating and closing a financing.

With the experiences since 1994, in the banking sector and as advisors, in the field of financing renewable energy projects, we understand both what entrepreneurs and financiers require. Basis of the services therefore is the knowledge of and experience with finance, financings and bankability aspects and the process and mentality of financial institutions, the technical and contractual knowledge of and experience in renewable energy projects, the tax and legal structuring. In combination with an analysis of the specific situation of a client as starting point for each advisory assignment Edelweiss Renewable Advisors is able to provide practical tailor-made advises and support her clients in closing transactions.

Edelweiss Renewables Advisors also provides services to investors and investment funds. Next to support for investment fund establishment Edelweiss Renewables Advisors can support you in project sourcing, analyzing and assessing up to and including the actual acquisition thereof, as well as the fund management.

Asset Management

Due to  our experience in contractual, financial, project management, technical and administrative areas we provide the knowledge necessary for managing the operational phase of projects and investments.

Due to the contractual, technical, administrative and financial knowledge and taking into account the evolving market conditions (eg rise and fall in energy prices) and respond to them, we can add value to your project or investment. The aim is optimization or realization of a target return.

Our Asset Management activities include:

  • Asset Management (commercial, technical, stakeholders)
  • Contract Management
  • QHSE Management
  • Management Environment
  • Financial Management
  • Quality Management
  • Optimization of projects
  • Development or expansion of projects

Training and Education

Edelweiss Renewables Advisors has already provided courses and workshops for various clients in the field of project financing, risk analysis and investment processes for renewable energy projects and investments. Furthermore, courses are provided in the area of ​​creating financial models, which are used for making risk assessments and investment decisions.
Obviously the courses and workshops are always custom-made, whereby the content and form of the course or workshop will be determined in close consultation with the client in order to achieve the objectives of the client.

The courses and workshops are always larded with practical examples, based on years of experience in the renewable energy sector.

Management Services

Edelweiss Renewables Advisors has extensive experience and expertise in providing management services for renewable energy projects and investments. Edelweiss Renewables Advisors provides the expertise and project management for the realization, where the core tasks focus on: various contracts such as EPC contracts and FIDIC contracts and various delivery forms such as turnkey deliveries.

The Management Services include:

  • Project management
  • Contract management
  • Financial- and Fund Management
  • Risk Management
  • QA/QC Management
  • HSE management
  • Due diligence of projects and investments

Energy contracting

Edelweiss Renewables Advisors provides the required knowledge for managing the several phases of projects and investments, based on our experience in contractual, financial, operational, administrative and juridical matters.

Due to her experience in energy contracting and her experience in and knowledge of energy markets, Edelweiss Renewables Advisors can support you in finding and negotiating solid, bankable electricity off-take agreements and, even so for fuel supply contracts of biomass projects..

Edelweiss Renewables Advisors has been involved in electricity off-take agreements in the Netherlands and abroad for wind energy, solar energy and biomass and fuel supply agreement for various biomass projects in the past years.

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