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Finance


Types of Power Purchase Agreements and Why Each PPA Might Be Used

Stakeholders are increasingly pressuring corporations to become more sustainable, and often that means using renewable energy to help meet their electricity needs. Most non-power companies don’t want to take on…



Is It Safe to Invest in Mexican Energy Projects?

In late 2013, Mexico embarked on a path to transform its energy markets. Then-President Enrique Peña-Nieto oversaw constitutional reforms that ended state-run monopolies, and opened Mexico’s power market to competition…


Power Co-op Files Bankruptcy After $2.1 Billion ERCOT Bill

The group considered Texas' oldest and largest electricity cooperative has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, saying it can't pay money wanted by the state's grid operator in connection with…


Renewable Energy Insiders Remain Optimistic About the Future

It was about a year ago that COVID-19 gained the world’s attention. The first laboratory-confirmed case of COVID-19 in the U.S. was reported to the Centers for Disease Control and…


Duke Energy Reaches $1.1B Deal to Resolve North Carolina Coal Ash Cost Issues

In a milestone settlement that could resolve Duke Energy’s “last remaining major issues” on coal ash management in North Carolina, the utility has agreed to absorb $1.1 billion in cleanup…


The Power Purchase Agreement in Transition

The power purchase agreement, commonly called a PPA, is a fundamental element to the development, construction, and financing of power generation projects. Like many things in the power industry, the…