28 Mar '12, 10pm

Read Renewable Energy Magazine's interview with Fintan Whelan 'Want to Finance big Wind...'

Read Renewable Energy Magazine's interview with Fintan Whelan 'Want to Finance big Wind...'

It happens to be what Fintan Whelan, corporate finance director and co-founder of Mainstream Renewable Power, does on a regular basis. As a result, it seemed entirely appropriate for him to be the next stop in a search for the answer to what makes renewables finance go even in otherwise harsh financial times. "When you have an expertise in development it seems your always in on the highest risk phase of a project," he said with very evident pride in work welling up in his voice. "Whether you're building a wind farm or a solar farm -- we do both -- or even an apartment complex for that matter at some point you're standing on the side of a windy hill, analyzing whether or not it's a good proposition. "At that point the project is about being able to visualize the economics, going for the consent of the regulators and authorities, pulling together grid connections, organizing...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/panorama-19827-47-...

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