Understanding, Evaluating and Mitigating Congestion and Basis Risk - Presented by Infocast
  • Develop a Deep Understanding of How to Assess, Navigate and Mitigate Curtailment and Basis Risk

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Basis and curtailment risk are among the greatest challenges faced by developers of renewable projects today. The impacts of unexpected basis risk (the difference in the energy price between a project location and its contracted point of delivery) and/or unanticipated energy curtailments can upend project economics and lead to distressed projects. Understanding how transmission congestion drives basis risk and the potential steps to mitigate impacts are critical to navigating these risks.

Developers, investors, lenders and others need the ability to make intentional, informed decisions during project development and investor due diligence that align with their internal tolerance for basis risk. This course provides the basic tools for understanding congestion, evaluating basis and curtailment risks, considering mitigation options, and minimizing exposure to future project revenue.

The Understanding, Evaluating and Mitigating Congestion and Basis Risk Virtual Master Class will provide a deep understanding of the methods, analysis, and due diligence processes currently in place to address basis and curtailment risk.

Attendees will be able to explore specific issues and challenges faced by fellow participants, with instruction from industry-leading instructors with deep experience in analyzing transmission congestion impacts. Attendees will leave the course with a foundational understanding of the issues and concrete tools to incorporate into internal due diligence processes.

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Relevant & Timely Content: In-depth, highly-relevant content and interactive learning conducted by knowledgeable and respected industry leaders as your class instructors/panelists. Bring your toughest problems for expert advice!

Competitive Advantage: Get tangible outcomes for immediate use and application!

  • Gain a deep understanding of the history, purpose, benefits and flaws behind the implementation of LMP
  • Assess impacts of future generation and transmission on basis and curtailment risk from congestion
  • Identify the best strategies to mitigate congestion in order to minimize its impact on your project
  • Apply your acquired knowledge on basis and curtailment risk across the entire project life-cycle


Virtual Office Hours

  • Exclusive access to the Lead Instructor one week after the conclusion of the Master Class
  • Receive personal attention from the Lead Instructor for questions unique to you

Live Discussion and Q&A

  • Engaging and interactive live discussion and Q&A after each session
  • Live participation: submit questions and comments in real-time for our expert Instructors

On-Demand Access

  • Attend remotely from wherever you are - from home or at the office
  • Full access to premium class content, sessions and materials

Class Outline

The curriculum has been designed to allow professionals to fully grasp today’s most important topics, including:

  • Examining how Locational Marginal Prices (LMP) are calculated
  • Identifying what “Security Constrained Economic Dispatch” means
  • Obtaining tools and methods to analyze basis and curtailment risk
  • Learning how to incorporate basis risk into each phase of project development
  • Analyzing how basis risk may vary across different regions and markets
  • Recognizing how to understand and utilize congestion studies

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