April 2015 : VERD Q.I. successfully advised on the sales of 2 PV solar projects in Japan
VERD Q.I. has successfully advised on the sale of a 8 MW project in the Hyogo Prefecture and another 3,8 MW project in Shiga Prefecture, both situated in Japan,
The PV projects were successfully sold to an investor based in Thailand. The projects have started already construction. Both projects are on the FIT policy of Japan of JPY 40 /kWh for 20 Years.
August 30th 2014 : VERD Q.I. assists in the sales of German 10 MW PV solar project
VERD Q.I. assisted KWA Eviva GmbH, headquartered in Cologne, as sell-side advisor in the sales of 10 MW PV permits located in Perdöhl, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Germany. The PV permits were successfully sold to an investor based in Germany. The investor has started construction and the project is expected to be grid connected by the end of October 2014. The PV project will have an estimated production of 9.3 GWh/year.
Dr. Bernd Wollwerth, Director of KWA Eviva GmbH, comments: "We've been delighted working with VERD Q.I. on this transaction. They represent a great combination of market knowledge and a broad network of interested investors. Sabine Christiaens, CEO of VERD Q.I. is very professional, knowledgeable and she was very committed with the sales of this project. We would certainly recommend her to other parties for the purchase/sales of other renewable energy assets.”
July 30th 2014 : Scatec Solar completes 40 MW solar plant in South Africa
The 40 MW Linde project is located near Hanoverin in the Northern Cape region and will produce in excess of 90 million kWh annually in order to cover the electricity needs of around 20,000 households. The PV plant has been installed with a single axis solar tracker system and the power will be fed into the local grid and sold through a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement with the national utility company, Eskom.
The capital investment for the project was in the range of ZAR 1,100 million and has been financed through Standard Bank of South Africa. The equity has been brought by Scatec Solar, Standard Bank of South Africa, Norfund, Old Mutual Life Assurance Company, and Simacel.
VERD Q.I. has participated as the Technical Adviser of the equity partners and has advised them on the structuring of the EPC and O&M agreements and the execution of the project with Scatec Solar.