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The US market for non-utility buyers of renewables will average 4GW yearly through 2030 — and half of that will be wind power, says Hervé Touati, managing director at non-profit research organisation the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI). The institute, which focuses on energy and resource efficiency, connects corporate buyers with renewable energy sellers via its Business Renewable Centre (BRC), and had signed up 61 participants to its online platform in the first two months of its launch. These include household names such as Amazon, Facebook and Apple. As well as conventional power purchase agreements (PPAs), the deals arranged through the BRC, include virtual or synthetic PPAs — a price hedge in which the corporate purchaser shoulders the risk of the merchant wind farm's power prices dropping but, in return, may take an equity stake. There are also green-tariff deals, in ...

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