Guest Blog: Haydn Young – The rise of the Power Purchase Agreement

PPAs enable purchasers to have a fixed price certainty and generators to invest in renewable generation

Major companies urge Japan to set 50% renewable energy target for 2030

Firms including Apple, Fujitsu and Sony believe the switch to renewables is essential to improving their corporate competitiveness in the global economy as well as tackling climate change

TESS 2019: Driving your business towards a green energy future

Thomas Lyman Smith from Ørsted will be discussing that and much more at The Energy Solutions Show in Birmingham this Wednesday

UK eighth most attractive for global renewable energy investment

China and the US retained the 1st and 2nd positions respectively in the latest edition of EY’s renewable energy country attractiveness index

Norwegian energy firm Equinor invests in Reactive Technologies

The London-based firm provides grid operators with analytics that allow them to integrate more green generation ‘faster and safer’

Corporations go big on clean energy

Around 13.4GW of green energy contracts were signed by 121 corporations last year

UK firms offered PPAs for Vattenfall’s Scottish wind farm

The South Kyle Wind Farm, which was granted planning permission last year, has a grid connection for 165MW

Businesses sign record volume of clean power deals

Global corporations signed a record volume of power purchase agreements (PPAs) for renewable energy last year. That’s according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), which suggests this increase was driven by larger sustainability initiatives and clean energy becoming increasingly cost-competitive with other forms of generation. A total of 5.4GW of clean energy contracts were signed […]

Increasing options, new opportunities: a fresh look at UK corporate ppas

Clean energy plays an increasing role in the modern corporate sustainability strategy, and PPAs are an effective, long-term business opportunity for corporates. Clearing Hurdles PPAs are perceived as expensive, risky or complex. Often, businesses do not have in-house expertise, time and resource to explore the opportunities and understand the value PPAs bring to the energy […]

Businesses fear reform will bring volatile power prices

Britain’s largest energy users worry a new system to deliver low carbon energy will lead to volatile electricity prices. That’s according to a new report from npower after the Government’s consultation on Electricity Market Reform (EMR) closed. Two of the biggest changes ahead are the Contracts for Difference (CfD), where generators will be paid for […]