Q1: What is the DPI® Platform?
The DPI®Platform is supported by an international third party to whom the risk of your plant not performing at design level during construction and underperforming for the first 10 years of commercial deployment is transferred. Subject to acceptance of your project and the resulting due diligence carried out by Allied Project Services, you will be introduced to a broker to provide advice on the insurance product.
Q2: What does the Third Party provide?
1. A 10-year, non-cancellable cover
2. A limit up to USD 100m cover
3. Competitive terms
Q3. If I accepted, what are the principal benefits I can expect?
1. The ability to guarantee pre-agreed expected revenue to support initial financing, refinancing and the financing of retrofits.
2. Access to a broader lender base, introduced through Allied
3. An enhanced project credit rating.
4. Lower debt cost and/or an increased debt to equity ratio
5. It provides lenders with the security of guaranteeing their Debt Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR).
Q4. Who should be interested in the DPI® Platform?
1. Any developer with a project in the renewable energy, energy and power, power cells, biofuels, synthetic fuel, plastic to oils, and simular sectors
2. A Technology Manufacturer
3. Equity and Debt providers
4. Infrastructure funds
Q5. How can I obtain the third party guarantee?
You buy this through an insurance broker. For more information or contact us direct
Q6: Who carries out the due-diligence?
The Desktop Review and subsequent due diligence for the DPI® Platform are by invitation only and undertaken by Allied Project Services Ltd (Allied). If selected by Allied, Allied will be required to be exclusively appointed. MORE
Q7: Why is the due-diligence process for the DPI® Platform exclusive to Allied?
Allieds' team were involved in the creation of their Desktop Review Service and the DPI ® Platform. During the creation of these services the due diligenece was agreed, and accepted by the selected funders they use and other parties associated with the Platform.
Q8: I have already engaged consultants to carry out technology and project feasibility reports, can I use these?
YES! But, Allied will need to validate these and issue their own report to gain access to the funders. Their due diligence will take into consideration any validated information and evidence used in your own consultants' reports that would expedite completion of the final report.
Q9: How much does the due-diligence cost and how long does it take?
The cost for the Allieds Desktop Review is FREE. and the period of required due-diligence will depend on the maturity of the project and/or the technology. For further information visit Allieds' web site
Q10: Will your due-diligence reduce the need for any other due-diligence requirements and insurances?
Due diligence is required by all the parties involved in a project, including the contractors for project delivery, operations and management contractor, equity and debt providers, according to their individual requirements. However, we strive to bring added value to our process and work with all parties to integrate, as far as possible, the due-diligence carried out.
We are always pleased to answer any other questions which are not shown here. Contact us for more information