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is that you can set it into stone from the start (given that you need most of the money upfront to build the windfarms). Markets (banks, anyway) are happy to give you a fixed rate.

Today, pensions funds are happy to invest in wind at 7-8% leveraged returns on equity; debt for projects costs roughly 6% flat for onshore, more like 7% flat for offshore. Public finance would make a big difference.


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by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Thu May 20th, 2010 at 06:16:43 AM EST
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