Date & Time
Wednesday, May 22, 2024, 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM
Session Type
New Insights into the Role of PPAs in Enhancing the RE Transition in the United States

Recent research has shown that voluntary corporate PPA transactions are well correlated with RE capacity investments and complement existing RE policies in critical ways. However, the empirical evidence also suggests there are differences in the effects across various categories of PPAs. What does this new insight mean when considering optimal PPA siting? How might this and other emerging research on the impacts of renewable deployment be relevant for the ongoing GHG Protocol update?