Financing and subsidy-free renewables projects: proud price movements, COVID-19 impacts, and the optimal power purchase agreement

18 September 2020

Listen in as Gowling WLG joins leading global infrastructure and renewables market analysts Inspiratia, to discuss the development of UK subsidy-free renewables projects.

In the second of two special episodes of the Joint Venture podcast, Banking and Finance partner Nath Curtis sat down with Inspiratia, and Chris Williams, Head of Project Finance at the bank LBBW, to take stock of the current state of the market.

In this latest podcast, we focus in on the financing perspective for UK subsidy free renewables project taking in topics such as the impact of proud price movements, the impact of COVID-19, what the optimal power purchase agreement looks like and the prospect of subsidy returning to onshore wind and solar.

We also assess the longer term viability of either fully merchant projects, or those of at least some form of merchant exposure as well as how the level of government intervention stacks up against the requirements to meet the binding decarbonisation targets the UK has set. For all this, and more, click the link below:




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This latest Podcast continues our series with Inspiratia. If you've missed any of the firm's previous energy market discussions, you can catch up using the links below:


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