Flexible Assets

  • Press Releases

    Competition for flexible asset PPA deals on the rise

    The capacity of non-traditional flexible generation technologies is increasing substantially in GB, and in parallel, the market for trading and optimising such assets continues to develop. Cornwall Insight’s latest research shows there is ~10.8GW* of operational flexible capacity across front-of-the-meter gas and diesel engines, battery storage, Open Cycle Gas Turbines...

  • Media Mentions

    Engerati | Competition for flexible asset PPA deals on the rise, say analysts

    There is currently around 10.8GW of operational flexible capacity in the GB market. Much of this capacity will be self-traded by the asset owners. However, a growing amount is instead being traded under third-party PPAs/optimisation deals. Our ‘Flexible asset PPA market’ report found that well over 4GW is under some form of...

  • Press Releases

    Number of Power Purchase Agreements for renewable technologies increasing

    Research from Cornwall Insight’s ‘PPA market share report’ suggests that the number of flexible and renewable Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) being signed is on an upward trajectory, highlighted in the below graph. Flexible assets PPA market Since August 2019 flexible assets have seen 530.6MW of optimisation agreements announced. 197.6MW of...

  • Press Releases

    Flexible asset PPA capacity and competition increases

    The Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) market for flexible assets* in the last six months has grown in size and seen increased levels of competition as new offtakers and optimisers make themselves known in the market. Based on Capacity Market (CM) agreements, there is ~4.8GW of flexible capacity operational at present....

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    Flexible Asset Power Purchase Agreement market is small but highly competitive

    Research from Cornwall Insight’s Flexible Asset Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) Market Report has allowed for a comparison between the different markets for PPAs for renewables and flexible assets. The below graph highlights that one of the primary differences between the two sectors is the size. The total size of the...