DNV GL Singapore

Wind farm construction & operations procurement

This one day course is aimed at anyone wishing to gain an in-depth understanding of the procurement and contracting process for wind farm projects. Following an introduction to wind farm terminology and the typical contracting structures required for project financing, the course splits into two distinct sections.

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Training Information

  • Duration:

    1 day

  • Date:

    To be determined

Additional information
The first section focuses on the essential knowledge required to support the construction procurement process, including the advantages and disadvantages of the different structures and forms of construction contract, the purpose of common contractual clauses and typical associated benchmarks, and the importance of developing a comprehensive and appropriate Employer’s Requirements.

The second section focuses on the intricacies of the operational procurement process, including the advantages and disadvantages of the different structures and forms of operations contract and current contracting trends, the typical scopes of service works and acceptable exclusions and the purpose of common contractual clauses and typical associated benchmarks.

Each section is integrated with interactive group discussion and series of case studies to illustrate the value of getting the contracting process right for the construction and operational phases.

Course outline:

  • Introduction: wind farm terminology; typical contracting structures
  • Construction contracts
    -Construction contracting options
    -Forms of contract
    -Key contract clauses and benchmarks
    -Employer’s requirements
    -Lessons learnt
  • Operations contracts
    -Operations contract options
    -Forms of contract
    -Key contract clauses and benchmarks
    -Lessons learnt
  • Q & A session

Who should attend?
The course is aimed at developers, investors, lenders or other industry specialists involved in contracting or procurement for wind farm projects. The content will have a technical focus, provide anecdotal examples and convey the importance of the style and content of contracts in an accessible manner.