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Statement of Qualifications

VDE Americas provides technical advisory and risk mitigation services to owners, financiers, project developers, operators, equipment providers, and insurance companies working on large solar and battery energy storage system (BESS) transactions.

Founded in 2013, VDE Americas is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the VDE Group, one of the largest technology organizations in Europe. Our goal is to advance the deployment of clean energy projects that are financeable and insurable. Between 2016 and 2022, VDE America supported funding for over 5 GW of operating solar projects in the U.S.—or about 10% of the utility-scale PV project capacity fielded during that time. We are the world’s leading specialist in hail risk analysis for utility-scale solar projects.

Please use the form below to request a copy of our Statement of Qualifications (SOQ). 

VDE Americas' advisory services

Hail Risk Modeling

VDE Americas' provides solar project hail risk assessments based on site-specific meteorological data and product-specific technical details. Our science- and engineering-based hail risk reports provide solar project stakeholders with financial loss and risk exposure estimates based on project-specific lat-long coordinates and fielded PV module and tracker technologies.

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Independent Engineering

VDE Americas specializes in providing transaction-level due diligence related to utility-scale solar photovoltaics (PV), battery energy storage systems (BESS), and hybrid solar-plus-storage applications. We also offer portfolio-level due diligence to support the deployment of commercial and industrial (C&I) distributed generation (DG) and community solar projects.

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Owner's Engineering

VDE Americas work with investors and lenders to ensure the long-term success of a clean energy venture by reviewing and validating technical feasibility, regulatory compliance, and project execution. We do so by acting a concierge-style extension of our client's deal teams to provide on-demand critical engineering analysis, oversight, and support.

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