Solar power purchase agreement prices in Q2 2023 in North America have dropped for the first time since Q1 2020 thanks to the increase in incorporating benefits of the Inflation Reduction Act and a stabilised solar supply chain.
US solar power purchase agreement (PPA) prices continued to climb in Q4 2022, as supply chain blockages and uncertain legislation increase costs for developers, according to renewables transaction infrastructure provider LevelTen Energy.
Sky-high electricity prices and an increasing urgency to curb fossil fuel led to a surge in European solar additions last year. Jules Scully charts how the continent’s ongoing energy crisis is affecting EU renewables policy and PPA appetite.
European renewable power purchase agreement (PPA) prices surged 8.1% in Q1 2022 and 27.5% year-over-year as the effects of the war in Ukraine further deepened the region’s energy crisis and caused upward price pressures, according to LevelTen Energy.