Energy, Policy and Regulation

Climate policies likely to reduce capital costs for renewable electricity firms, study finds

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European renewable utilities, supported by climate-friendly policymaking, have a lower cost of capital than their fossil fuel counterparts, according to a new report from the Oxford Sustainable Finance Group. Europe’s climate policy and regulatory agenda has been linked to the reduced cost of equity and debt for electricity companies with ...

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