Energy Investment and Finance

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2021/22
Vakcode EBE061A05
Vaknaam Energy Investment and Finance
Niveau(s) post-initieel
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a (trimester 1)

Uitgebreide vaknaam Energy Investment and Finance
Leerdoelen Upon completion of this course the student is able to:
- Develop a design for profitable investment projects in various types of energy markets;
- Make an investment analysis of energy projects (e.g., NPV calculations, real options);
- Make a quantitative analysis of the costs of capital (WACC) of such projects;
- Understand the basic functioning of international capital markets;
- Analyze the feasibility and attractiveness of different financial sources (e.g. attract debt, equity) to invest in and attain positive returns on energy projects (e.g. power purchasing agreements).
Omschrijving This course aims to provide the student with knowledge on the investment and financial aspects of investment in energy projects such as exploration, production equipment, transport infrastructure, and retail. In this course, students learn and adopt a methodology to analyze and evaluate investment projects in terms of risks. Students learn about the irreversibility of investments, sunk costs, real options, and explore the complexity of investing in various types of energy projects. The use of investments and financial tools will help them to optimize investment and finance decisions related to energy investment projects. In the course, students compare the economic value of alternative investment projects in various types of energy business (oil, gas, renewable electricity, etc.) and determine the optimal way of financing such projects. Another important topic relates to project financing and risk analysis for large-scale, multi-actor, multinational projects.
Uren per week variabel
Onderwijsvorm -gastcollege , gecombineerde hoor-/werkcolleges
(interactive online lectures, guest speaker(s))
Toetsvorm -groepsopdracht,  -individuele opdracht
(Group assignment, individual assignment)
Vaksoort executive master
Coördinator prof. dr. M. Mulder
Docent(en) prof. dr. L.J.R. Scholtens ,dr. W. Westerman
Verplichte literatuur
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Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Executive MBA - Energy Transition 2 semester I a verplicht