ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/TECHNICAL PAPER.2
Publication Type: Training material
Cluster: 2030 Agenda and SDG Coordination
Focus Area: Natural resource sustainability
Initiatives: Promoting renewable energy investments
Keywords: Feasibility studies, Financial instruments, Project finance, Project implementation, Renewable energy sources
Guidebook for Project Developers for Preparing Renewable Energy Investments Business Plans
The purpose of the guidebook is to help local project developers and investors to prepare bankable business plans for RE projects, particularly for power generation. It introduces standard procedures and approaches for preparing such documents and provides step-by-step guidelines on project-cycle development from project identification to implementation and operation steps.
The manual provides a comprehensive tool for financial and economic analysis of renewable energy projects and gives a wide range of useful information related to RE project development and financing, including a general overview of renewable energy technologies, guidelines for project development, business plan preparation, profitability calculation, evaluation of environmental impacts and financial planning.