Solar Power Purchase Agreements: A Toolkit for Local Governments

March 2015

By: Interstate Renewable Energy Council

Solar Energy

This guide is designed to help local governments solicit and execute solar power purchase agreements. It provides resources, tools, and model templates for local governments considering a power purchase agreement (PPA) to finance their solar system purchase. It reviews the function and design of PPAs, the composition of request for proposals (RFPs), and multiple case studies.