Market Study & PPA Assessment/Negotiation

Status: Completed

Client: Major Wind Developer

Summary: ESAI advised client on the economics around the building of a large wind farm in Delaware, as well as providing guidance and counsel as they negotiate a PPA with the local utility.

  • Provided: price forecasts for PJM East (DP&L Zone specifically) and specific local nodes, gas and fuel price forecasts, capacity market forecast/outlook, capacity factors, O&M costs, cash flow analysis and energy/capacity revenues.
  • Worked with developer and various state representatives on negotiation of long term PPA for the asset.
  • Conducted numerous data runs, phone calls w/ plant developers and potential investors.

Results: Developer took ESAI report public, negotiations for PPA are concluded, and permits are forthcoming for development of large offshore wind farm in Delaware.

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