There had been significant demand for information and views during the last weeks on how the COVID-19 pandemic is and might be affecting prices and transaction flow in the European PPA market. The article summarizes some of our views and coverage on the topic.
Our view at Pexapark is that the market is already anticipating a return to normal in 2021 and that the developments accelerate the professionalization of the PPA market. Investments in non-subsidized markets require dealing with price volatility and securing a PPA is not anymore, the last activity at the end of a renewable investment process, but one of the cornerstone activities that may need come first. We believe that this is part of a wider paradigm change where the industry moving into the “energy sales” era.
For an assessment of the immediate impact of COVID-19 on the European PPA market, have a read on some of our media contributions:
If you want to take a bit more time and learn about the essential of risk management for renewable energy, you may also want to consider our upcoming special webinar on the topic. The webinar will as well discuss the outlook of renewable price development and market price risk in the age of COVID-19.
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