Understanding risk for solar power plants, onshore and offshore wind farms, and wave and tidal arrays
The risks associated with renewable power plant investments differ based on numerous factors including location, environment and the technology used. In order to manage these risks, stakeholders need the best possible understanding of how and where risks manifest.
TÜV SÜD has broad experiences in developing, constructing, operating and carrying out due diligence services on a wide range of renewable energy projects. Our solutions and recommendations help clients understand the risks inherent within prospective projects from the onset.
Commercial management, supplier evaluation and supply chain services
Our experts assess the supply chain, technology, contracts and structure of a project to find risks arising from the quality and timely delivery of components being supplied to the facility.
TÜV SÜD determines the local, regional, national and international contexts of a project from a risk and financing perspective.
Assessing a project's potential for success and profitability is an interactive process.
TÜV SÜD has the expertise to assess the project in terms of commercial viability, technical feasibility and the timeframe and budget available.
Environmental advisory (EDD)
TÜV SÜD's experts perform analysis of existing environmental risks that can result in hidden costs or fatal flaws in the project.
We narrow down environmentally sensitive areas and estimate the potential financial risk.
Lender's engineer / risk monitoring
We actively monitor a project after its financial close and keep track of its risk profile in order to ensure asset protection.
Operational performance assessment
TÜV SÜD reviews the operational assets of renewable energy projects and makes recommendations for asset improvements, comparing actual performance against forecasts.
Our experts perform assessment and mapping of wind, solar or wave resources for risk profiling to determine the potential yield and performance of the project.
We perform an independent evaluation of contracts with a focus on technical aspects and best practices.
Electrical engineering and grid services
TÜV SÜD has the expertise and experience needed to design, manage and review high voltage equipment installations and grid connections, both onshore and offshore.
Understand risks and gain certainty - from the early stages of decision-making, ensuring reliable development and operation of our renewable energy projects.
Increase asset value - by partnering with a globally renowned service provider.
Achieve profitable investment - through economic optimisation of facilities to achieve long-term profitability.
Gain confidence in performance - with TUV SUD’s expertise in yield prediction.
Benefit from expert advice - provided by our highly qualified and experienced renewable energy specialists.