Unlocking routes to market

On 19 January 2022, a webinar hosted by Cornwall Insight in partnership with the law firm Weightmans focused on routes to market for renewable projects that may not secure a contract during the fourth allocation round of the ‘Contracts for Difference’ (CfD) auction, which opened in December 2021. In the absence of the revenue certainty provided by a contract with a credit-worthy counterparty such as the government, developers have to find alternative business models to mitigate uncertainty, such as utility power purchase agreements (PPAs) and corporate PPAs, accepting various degrees of merchant risk. Our event considered the options available for developers and investors, based on asset type, connection and potential revenue streams. The recording is available here.

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