Corporate PPAs: Adequate substitute for subsidy?

In our latest podcast, our experts, James Brabben and Tim Dixon, explore the Corporate Power Purchase Agreement (CPPAs) market and how it is developing in Great Britain.

CPPAs have become an increasingly popular route to market model in recent years, owing to both increasing demand for green power from corporate entities and the needs for generators in a subsidy-free environment to secure long-term contracts.

James and Tim explore both sides of this emerging market. They review corporate pledges and ambitions for green power, focusing on large case studies and examples from the US and Europe. Additionally, they discuss the barriers to long-term contracts for corporates.

Also, they take a look at the generation market that are seeking CPPAs in Great Britain. They discuss the types of generator, their requirements for fixed pricing under long-term contracts and the financing arrangements backing these projects.

Finally, the structures of CPPAs are assessed, discussing the advantages and disadvantages of each for both corporates and generators.

Below is a 90-second extract from our full podcast on the Corporate PPA market.

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We have a number of experts who deliver training on Corporate PPAs and PPAs. Therefore, we can offer a training package or discuss our current public training courses. View our training website here for more information or contact Emily on or 01603 542115.

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There are several subsidy schemes and types of agreement available. As a result, understanding how to get the best value for your power can be complex. Our Green power forecast provides renewables generators and suppliers with a forecast of values for renewable projects through different routes-to-market. With details of PPA values as well as a quarterly assessment of competition and pricing in the renewables PPA market values, the report provides clarity to those looking to sign PPAs in what can be an opaque area of the market

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