Scrap, sell, auction or repurpose? What's the best business model for coal plant closure?

What's the nest way to deal with coal plant closures - scrap, sell, auction or repurpose? Image: UNSPLASH/Johannes Plenio

Brad Handler

Researcher and Program Lead, Sustainable Finance Lab, Payne Institute for Public Policy, Colorado School of Mines

Deb Chattopadhyay

Adjunct Professor, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia


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Suggested buyout structures for coal plants.
Indonesia: ~15-20 year old, underutilized coal plant owned by IPP.
India: 30+ years old, underutilized coal plants owned by SOE.

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