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Power purchase agreements


A power purchase agreement (PPA) is a contract between an electricity producer and a purchasing entity (usually a local utility) for the sale and purchase of electricity generated by a power plant. It defines the price at which generated power is sold as well as various other obligations with respect to purchase of the generated power. A properly negotiated PPA is a critical part of a clean energy project (and often a precondition to external financing), as it allows a developer to accurately estimate the project's revenue stream over a number of years. Negotiating an appropriate PPA is among the more complicated aspects of developing a clean power project.

General
PPA Template - 39pg - General - MS Word (330 KB)
Master PPA - 43pg - USA - MS Word (1.37 MB)
Master PPA Optional Provisions - USA
Sample/Model PPAs – Multiple Countries and Documents
PPA for Renewable Energy - 46pg - Canada - PDF (296 KB)
Standard Sample PPA - 19pg - Sri Lanka - PDF (92 KB)
Comprehensive PPA - 96pg - Sri Lanka - PDF (501 KB)
Form Power Purchase Agreement – 55pg – USA – PDF (493 KB)
Net Metering Power Purchase Agreement – 41pg – USA – MS Word (102 KB)
[French] Renewable Energy PPA Document Suite - France
[Japanese] Sample Power Purchase Agreement – 9pg – Japan – MS Word (141 KB)
[Spanish] PPA with Feed-in Tariff – 11pg – Argentina – PDF (65 KB)

Solar
Solar PPA Template - 36 pg - USA - MS Word (293 KB)
[French] Solar PPA Template (Multiple) - France

Wind
Wind PPA - 38pg - USA - PDF (92 KB)
Comprehensive Offshore Wind PPA - 117pg - USA - PDF (976 KB)
Prototype Wind PPA Term Sheet – 12pg – USA – PDF (462 KB)
Standardized PPA – 24pg – Vietnam – PDF (228 KB)
[French] Wind PPA – 3pg – France – PDF (89 KB)

Biomass
Biomass PPA – 85pg – USA – PDF (1.09 MB)
Biomass PPA and Feed-in Tariff – 49pg – USA – PDF (476 KB)
Comprehensive Biomass PPA – 261pg – USA – PDF (1.37 MB)
[Portuguese] Biomass PPA – 17pg – Brazil – PDF (617 KB)

Hydro
Specimen Electricity Purchase Agreement – 86pg – Canada – MS Word (567 KB)
Various Hydro PPAs – Multiple Countries
[French] Hydro PPA General Conditions – 13pg – France – PDF (98 KB)
[French] Hydro PPA Particular Conditions – 4pg – France – PDF (39 KB)

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