Using Power Purchase Agreements for Solar Deployment at Universities

Eric OShaughnessy, Jenny Heeter

Research output: NRELBrochure


Solar power purchase agreements (PPAs) have facilitated over 100 MW of solar deployment on campuses around the country. This fact sheet provides guidance to universities on the process of using PPAs and why PPAs make sense for campus solar deployment. This fact sheet can support university stakeholders charged with the financial planning of campus solar projects.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages4
StatePublished - 2016

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/BR-6A20-65567


  • higher education
  • investment tax credit (ITC)
  • power purchase agreements (PPAS)
  • solar
  • university


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