Financing US offshore wind
- Apr 25, 2018 9:15 pm GMTApr 25, 2018 9:12 pm GMT
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US offshore wind may be able to use European financing models initially but will ultimately have to adapt to local conditions, experts have noted.
While the US market will likely be dominated by balance sheet and project financing, as has been the case in Europe, in America there are expectations that funding structures could also include instruments such as bonds and tax equity.
The latter, particularly, is expected to play a significant role in the development of US offshore wind.