Securing Investments: CfDs, PPAs And All That

5 December 2020

Contracts for Difference Developers Finance Financing Investment Market Markets Policy Power purchase agreements Renewables Wind

Revenue stability provides visibility to developers and investors, reduces risk and facilitates cheaper financing of renewable energy projects. 2-sided CfDs have proven very popular, but is competition pushing prices so low that optimal financing conditions cannot be achieved? What is the role of the PPA – can they be used alongside a CfD to add more support?

Is there any appetite to develop projects on a merchant basis in the short term before a recovery kicks in? See our discussion to find out more.