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A portfolio of renewable energy producing assets

Wednesday, November 21, 2007
The dependence on land makes renewable energy an unconventional real estate play..

A SQUARE :: 21Nov07 A portfolio of renewable energy producing assets
Category Alternative Energy
Faculty Derek Gates
Expertise Oil Sands
Author Sona Blessing
Faculty Name
I chose Chile, and solar thermal. The solar thermal land to energy ratio is 10 hectares = 1 Mw. In this case there are no competing uses for the land being acquired. The principal choice to be made, beyond which equipment to use, is between selling power to one buyer under a long-term contract, and/or to sell into the regional grid.
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