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WHITE PAPER: Friends Don’t Let Friends Use 8760s

An “8760” (also known as a “typical meteorological year,” or “TMY”) is the expected typical generation for a given wind or solar project for each of the 8,760 hours in a non-leap year. Despite their widespread use in the renewable energy industry, using an 8760 to project financial performance can lead to significant errors in revenue modeling.

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WHITE PAPER: Locational Marginal Emissions

Purchasing renewable energy is a means decarbonization, but renewable energy projects are not all equal when it comes to cutting carbon. Locational Marginal Emissions (LMEs) measure carbon emission avoided by renewable energy projects at the most granular spatial level: the electrical node where energy is injected into the grid.

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Risk Mitigation for Corporate Renewable PPAs

REsurety contributes a chapter on how to manage risk in virtual PPAs through Volume Firming Agreements in this new report by RE-Source, a joint platform of WindEurope, SolarPower Europe, the RE100, and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.

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WHITE PAPER: The “P99 Hedge” That Wasn’t

REsurety and Energy GPS partnered to bring you this empirical analysis of how wind farms with fixed volume swaps (also known as P99 Hedges or “Bank Hedges”) may be underestimating the impact of hourly mismatches in their financial model.

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