Rainer Brohm | Independent Renewable Energy Consultant
Rainer Brohm Renewable Energy Consulting | Vietnam

Rainer Brohm, Independent Renewable Energy Consultant, Rainer Brohm Renewable Energy Consulting

Rainer Brohm has 15 years experience in the environmental and renewable energy sector with a strong focus on policy consulting and market research. 

He started his carrier as a research fellow at the Potsdam-Institute of Climate Impact Research in the early 2000’s with a focus on global environmental governance and related questions of national policy implementation. At the same time he started policy consulting for different members of the German and European Parliament. In this context he had the chance to work on the design and further implementation of the German Renewable Energy Act (EEG). 

From 2007 until 2014 Mr. Brohm worked for the German Solar Industry Association (BSW-Solar) heading their Governmental Relations and International Affairs department. In this function he developed lobbying and communication strategies as well as industry roadmaps and business model and investment guidelines for the fast growing solar sector in Germany. Further than that, he developed and implemented international policy consulting projects in different world regions in cooperation with national, regional and multilateral development organizations.  

In 2014 Mr. Brohm established his own consultancy in Southeast Asia. Based in Hanoi and Berlin his consulting work mainly focuses on the development of beneficial legal and administrational framework conditions for renewable energies as well as market research in Vietnam and other countries of the region. In 2015 he has conducted an extensive study on the Vietnamese solar market on behalf of the German Development Corporation (GIZ) and the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT). Since then he is monitoring and analyzing the development of the emerging Vietnamese solar market. Among that he is currently exploring investment opportunities for solar PV rooftop applications in the Vietnamese commercial and industrial sector on behalf of the German Ministry of Economics and Energy. 

Mr. Brohm studied political science, international relations and business administration in Berlin, Hagen and Amsterdam.


Day Two - Premium Conference @ 09:40

Panel Discussion: Derisking renewable energy project financing

  • Addressing political, construction & currency risks
  • Risk, cash flow and value across the project development cycle
  • Structuring financing agreements to reduce risks
  • Streamlining due diligence and certification processes
  • Critical factors to avoid potential issues, failures and losses in project financing & development
  • Creating stable cash flows and financial ratios

Day Two - Premium Conference @ 10:20

Panel Discussion: Innovating renewable energy financing

  • Innovative financing structures and funding solutions to support the massive renewable energy development in Vietnam
  • Using green bonds and credit enhancement to support infrastructure investment and as an alternative to bank financing
  • Will solar securitisation or solar leasing work in an emerging market like Vietnam?

Day Two - Premium Conference @ 11:40

Panel Discussion: Opportunities for power producers, manufacturers, investors & stakeholders

  • Business market opportunities in a fragmented market
  • New and innovative business models for solar
  • Investment climate in this region
  • Experiences from project developers in rolling out solar projects in other countries
  • How can industry stakeholders tap onto this burgeoning opportunity
  • Concerns for those with a wait and see approach

Day Two - Premium Conference @ 15:40

Panel Discussion: Commercial and industrial solar: Forecasting the business opportunity in Vietnam

  • Are current FITs and incentives attractive enough?
  • Can this sector be competitive without subsidies?
  • Winning the hearts of C&I facility owners to install solar panels on their roofs
  • Streamlining net metering and grid interconnection
  • The power of aggregation of demand

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