Wind Farm Due Diligence

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Wind Farm Due Diligence by Mind Map: Wind Farm Due Diligence

1. Permits

1.1. Local

1.2. State

1.3. Federal

1.4. Resources

2. Wind generation target

2.1. Bank and investor data requirements

2.2. Data set

2.2.1. Wind shear

2.2.2. Wind speed data (2 years)

2.2.3. Wind power class

2.2.4. Site characterization

2.2.5. Wind resource assessment

2.2.6. Anemometer data

2.2.7. Quality and calibration

2.2.8. Wind maps

2.3. Data outputs

2.3.1. Annual variation

2.3.2. Wind rose

2.3.3. Monthly average

2.3.4. Turbine specific wind speed, turbulence and wake

2.3.5. Bad year estimate

2.3.6. Production estimate

3. Government

3.1. Local Ordinances

3.2. Environmental

3.3. Tax incentives

4. Critical path

5. Environmental

5.1. Land Use

5.2. Wildlife and Habitat

5.3. Public Health and Community

5.3.1. Sound

5.3.2. Visual Impact

5.3.3. Vibration

5.3.4. Flicker

5.3.5. Aviation lighting

6. Business model

6.1. Financing

6.2. Financial feasibility

6.3. Cost assessment

6.4. Tax credits and costs

6.5. Purpose Ownership

6.6. Flip

6.7. Capital

6.7.1. Contribution

6.7.2. Distributions

6.7.3. Allocations

6.8. Loans

7. Power Purchase Agreement

7.1. Term

7.2. Commissioning required

7.3. Price

7.4. Curtailment

7.5. Transmission

7.6. Insurance

7.7. Environmental

8. Community relations

8.1. Local public policy

8.2. Land owners

9. Develop

9.1. Commission

9.2. Build and construct

9.2.1. Turbine supply agreements

9.2.1.1. Performance charcteristics

9.2.1.2. Engineering standards

9.2.1.3. Track record

9.2.1.4. Performance guarantees

9.2.1.5. Load analysis

9.2.1.6. Maintenance program

9.2.1.7. Certificates

9.2.1.8. Component review

9.2.2. Balance of plant agreements

9.2.3. Transformers

9.3. Connect and transmit

9.3.1. transmission congestion studies

9.3.2. Interconnect agreement

9.3.3. Grid code requirements

9.3.4. Major electrical equipment sources

9.3.5. SCADA system

9.4. Land

9.4.1. Leases

9.4.2. Topography

9.4.3. Easments

9.4.4. Gas and power

9.4.5. Wetlands

9.5. Turbine Siting

9.5.1. Wake effects

9.5.2. topography

9.5.3. Upwind effects

9.5.4. Seismic characteristics

10. Team

10.1. Wind project manager

10.2. Board of Directors

10.3. Project management