Title: Solar Power Purchase Agreements: Identifying Risks for Municipalities in Massachusetts

Languages: English

Type: Document

Published: January 1, 2012


Region: North America

Country: Global / Non-Specific

Sectors: Energy and Power

Topics: Climate-Smart

Keywords: Solar power

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Document Summary:

 

This report explores the perceived risks of 18 municipalities in Massachusetts throughout the negotiation of Solar Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with private-sector project developers. In addition to interviewing municipal officials, our report includes data collected from private developers, technical consultants, and state employees. We have also conducted an extensive literature review and analysis of the regulatory structure for PPAs in Massachusetts.
 
Tracking Ref: US_Solar Power Purchase Agreements Identifying Risk for Massachusetts Municipalities_EN.pdf


Document Details:

By Kaitlin Kelly, Ben Mendelson, and Takayuki Suzu, Tufts University, May 2012. 

 
This report explores the perceived risks of 18 municipalities in Massachusetts throughout the negotiation of solar Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with private-sector project developers. In addition to interviewing municipal officials, the report includes data collected from private developers, technical consultants, and state employees. It also contains an extensive literature review and analysis of the regulatory structure for PPAs in Massachusetts.
 
 


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