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Potential C2F Project: Solar

 

Overview

  • A solar developer is considering an investment but the maximum price of power an off-taker will pay is lower than the levelized cost of solar power
  • High GHG reductions are possible due as the solar power will offset fossil fuel consumption


Barriers

  • High upfront costs
  • The Return on Equity (RoE) of the project for the developer is below the expected RoE for power plants with similar technology risks

C2F Solution

  • The Canadian Climate Fund can provide senior and/or subordinated debt (up to $30M) and at the rate below market necessary to bring the project to as close as possible to a market RoE.

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