First up: Inflation and volatility are roiling the market for green power purchase agreements (PPAs). Corporations are being urged to lock in power prices as wind and solar costs soar. That’s this week’s breakout story — click through for more (~7 minute read):
Plus: There is renewed appetite for long-term energy procurement, which is probably A Good Thing. But buyers should beware the pitfalls of making rash decisions in desperate circumstances.
Also: The UK government is starting to grapple with the thorny issue of how to pay for net zero. And there’s fresh data on bitcoin’s energy footprint.
That’s all right here in this email. Here’s the full line-up:
Beware the perils of dealmaking under duress
UK faces up to net zero tax bill
Will the bitcoin energy debate ever be settled?
Roundup of global energy transition headlines
‘Surging energy prices won’t ease until next year’