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Overview

Fall 2020: 1.5 credits

MBA ACCT-GB- specializations:

Undergrad ACCT-UB- concentration: Accounting

 

This course analyzes renewable energy and electric vehicles industries from the perspective of someone who wants to start these businesses, manage them, or invest in them. It covers the following: (1) The business drivers for key renewable energy and electric vehicle technologies and their trends (2) Simplified financial models of renewable energy projects (3) Understanding and analyzing financial statements of renewable energy companies and electric vehicles companies.

Takeaways

Prerequisites

Core course in Financial Accounting

Materials

Exams and Grading

There are no in-class quizzes, midterms, or final exams.

System Requirements

Help and Office

Assignments

Topics

Topic 1: Building simplified financial models of solar energy projects

Electricity pricing and modeling revenues

How does solar fit into overall energy landscape

Utility scale solar photovoltaic project

Commercial solar photovoltaic project

Topic 2: Analysis of solar hardware manufacturers, solar EPC, and solar utility companies

Overview

In-depth financial statement analysis

Topic 3: Analysis of distributed solar companies

Overview

In-depth financial statement analysis

Topic 4: Building simplified financial models of wind energy projects

How does wind fit into overall energy landscape

Onshore wind energy projects

Offshore wind energy projects

Topic 5: Analyzing wind turbine makers, wind EPC, and wind utility companies

Overview

In-depth financial statement analysis

Topic 6: Analysis of electric vehicle companies

Building a financial model from the perspective of an electric vehicle owner

Industry dynamics

In-depth financial statement analysis