Does anybody know good and user-friendly software for price calculations for renewable projects (photovoltaic)?
I look for following items:
- Based on discounted cash flow methodology.
- Applicable for BOT projects (transferring of SPV’s)
- The price calculation from the view of investor (currently I calculate the operating business of SPV, which will be sold to the investor)
- Possibility to do some sensitivity analysis
- Integrated tax simulation (for different country’s) for SPV
- VERY important!: consideration of any necessary financing details like debt/equity ratios, different types of loan and interest rates (KfW, commercial etc., interest rate bindings for different running times), DSCR, DSRA, fond and structuring costs and so one…
- Reasonable price, not over € 5-7k.
I made a excel tool whit all parameters above by myself, but it’s quite complicated to use by anybody else (especially the financing part). We need something really applicable for some “average-manager” (not for financing professionals only).
Thank you in advance,
Sounds like you might benefit from the Sigma cost estimation software that we develop. It’s basically a complete cost estimation solution out of the box in a MS Office familiar environment like Excel. On top of that you can configure it on various levels to fit almost any estimation needs and comply with your company workflows and compliance around estimates and related activities and integrations.
It’s used by many in the construction industry and general project driven companies that have focus on good project management that ofc includes budgeting and minimizing risk.
I checked the details of your software solution on your homepage and I'm not sure it's really what I looking for. I think the main focus of your software is project costing (estimation as well as monitoring). This issue is not my problem - we are really clear about our project costs in any period of the project. The issue is the sales price calculation from the investors point of view. The BOT project model is based on a lot of details (which I counted in my first posting). Projects costs are just one of them. It’s really different to the EPC model and match more complicated, because you can’t just put some gross margin on your costs…
www.retscreen.net might be worth a look.