Webinar: Renewable Energy & Energy Storage
Opportunities and Threats
Investor Readiness and Bankability Project Evaluation – Investor Perspective

March 8th, 2022
Who is This Webinar For?
Renewable Energy Developers
Learn the best practices of making your project investor-ready
Sustainability Enthusiasts
Listen to the expert opinion of a world-class Renewable Energy professional

  1. Opportunities and Threats

  2. Investor Readiness and Bankability Project Evaluation – Investor Perspective

During this webinar, you will learn
  • How Latest Trends, Opportunities and Threats Might Influence the Success of Your Project
  • What You Need to Know to Accelerate Your Project Development and to Attract World-Class Partners and Funders
These topics will be covered via presentation and Q&A by Marcel Steinberg and Harry Istepanian.
Speaker: Marcel Steinberg
Marcel Steinberg is a pioneering figure in the South African Renewable Energy Sector. Starting out by making Biofuels, Marcel built EECO Fuels to Africa's largest Bio-Fuel's producer and branched out to waste to energy, supplying Woolworths, Bidvest, and Anglo American, and conducting Energy audits and Carbon reduction strategies for listed entities like Goldfields, MTN, and BHP Billiton. Marcel successfully excited EECO Fuels to a listed waste management company in 2007 and stayed on as a divisional Managing Director.

Today Marcel sits on the boards of:
- Urban4Site Energy- the energy division of Urban4site property group, where he is Executive Chairman;
- Ascent Energy, Private equity investor and advisory business looking at smart ways of funding and structuring Energy projects and portfolios to unlock value for stakeholders;
- Eternal Solar- one of Africa's most established Solar EPC companies, founded in 2011 and with over 400 successfully completed projects;
- Co-President and co-founder of Sphere Environmental Systems LLC in the USA. A leading supplier of CO2 refrigeration equipment into the USA market.
Marcel will cover the following topics:
  • Renewable energy and energy storage – Practical Perspective and Implications
  • Trends
  • Opportunities
  • Threats
Speaker: Harry Istepanian
Harry a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Chartered Engineer (C.Eng.). He is specialized mainly in energy and water industry in consultancy environment with more than 35 years of experience in power engineering T&D, conventional power generation, renewable energy and water desalination projects. During the last 30 years, he spent primarily working on major projects in developing countries including SE Asia and MENA regions for international engineering firms including Fichtner, WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff, AECOM, Power Engineers and others.Harry holds BSc, MSc in Engineering and MEMgt from University of Auckland, New Zealand. His research interests are electricity reform in developing countries especially in post conflict states, energy economics and policies.Previously, Harry was IWPP Adviser for the Ministry of Electricity and Water in Kuwait and Iraq's former Minister of Electricity. He is a senior fellow of Iraq Energy Institute.
Harry will cover the following topics:
  • Investor Readiness and Project Bankability Evaluation - Investor Checklist;
  • What issues are stopping investors from committing funds to projects?;
  • Funding Strategy - structure your project having your future partners and funders in mind;
  • Exit strategy - Sell? Co-develop? – Pros and Cons;
  • What kind of partners, investors, and funders do you want to secure?;
  • Who are the right investor, partner & optimal source of funding for your project;
  • What do you need to know to prepare for Due Diligence?
QPQ Founders
  • Oksana Tashakova
    Founder & CEO
    A serial entrepreneur on a mission to make a world a better place, with a flair for disruptive innovation, strategy, and branding.

  • Vlad Tashakov
    Co-Founder & Managing Director
    An entrepreneur with a passion to build long-lasting relationships and enabling innovators to advance their sustainability solutions.

What will you get after the webinar?
We will send you useful materials and checklists to make your project due-diligence and invetor ready.
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