Corporate PPAs An international perspective from Bird&Bird (updated January 2019)

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Large corporations are continuing to set the agenda for the growth of renewable energy across the globe. Corporations globally purchased 5.4 gigawatts of clean power directly from generators in 2017 under a Corporate Renewable Power Purchase Agreement (Corporate PPA). A Corporate PPA allows corporate consumers and generators to take advantage of a range of economic, reputational and sustainability benefits. 

Bird & Bird's lawyers advised on one of the earliest corporate PPAs in 2009 and we have become an experienced advisor on these structures globally.

This paper (35 pages) looks at the main drivers behind the growth of Corporate PPAs and comments on the market for them in key jurisdictions across Western and Eastern Europe, the Nordics and Asia-Pac:

Australia
Czech Republic
Denmark
Finland
France
Germany
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Poland
Singapore
Slovakia
South East Asia
Spain
Sweden
The Netherlands
United Kingdom

Last updated 16 January 2019