Knowledge Bank

The following guides have been prepared by BRC-A members and other industry experts in corporate PPAs. They provide information, case studies and insights into Corporate PPAs from a number of different perspectives.

  1. More Than a Megawatt: Embedding Social & Environmental Impact in the Renewable Energy Procurement Process (2020). Prepared by Salesforce this whitepaper is focused on the US market but does a great job of discussing the impacts that renewables projects have beyond the megawatts and how Buyers can drive change.
  2. NSW Guide to Corporate Power Purchase Agreements (October, 2018). Prepared by Energetics and Norton Rose Fulbright, with support from WWF-Renewable Energy Buyers Forum and a financial contribution from the NSW Government.
  3. Best of Both Worlds: Renewable Energy and Load Flexibility for Australian Business Customers (August 2018) prepared by Institute for Sustainable Futures (University of Technology Sydney) for Flow Power, in partnership with WWF-Australia. This report illustrates the benefits of buying wholesale electricity with demand response and Corporate Renewable PPAs. It includes a study of energy cost savings made by three organisations located in Victoria.
  4. Corporate Renewable PPAs – The Collaborative Model (November 2018). Prepared by Baker McKenzie and Schneider Electric.
  5. Renewable Energy Procurement – A guide to buying off-site renewable electricity (November, 2017). Prepared by the Melbourne Renewable Energy Project (MREP) with the inclusion of case studies and tips drawn from their experience.
  6. Green Hedging: A Guide to Structuring Corporate Renewable PPAs prepared by Baker McKenzie in partnership with WWF-Australia, and funded by the NSW Government Department of Environment & Heritage. This guide unpacks the types of Corporate PPAs available in the Australian market and considers both the opportunities these arrangements can offer, as well as the current challenges in bringing them to fruition.
  7. Helping Business: Pathways to purchase renewable energy prepared by the WWF Renewable Energy Buyers Forum, supported by funding from the City of Sydney.

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