Scrap, sell, auction or repurpose? What’s the best business model for coal plant closure?
Payne Institute Sustainable Finance Lab Program Manager Brad Handler and Deb Chattopadhyay write about how various business models and financial mechanisms are available to accelerate the retirement of coal-fired power plants across the globe. But, which one is best depends on a multitude of factors such as the plant’s ownership, utilization prospects and the host government’s commitment. Examples are provided to illustrate the decision-making process of how to most quickly retire coal-fired power plants. July 29, 2022.