Risk v reward: Valuing renewablesHydroelectricity proves to be a big selling point

Spackman, Paul
June 2014
Farmers Weekly;6/27/2014, Vol. 161 Issue 24, p19
Trade Publication
The author advises farmers on the approaches in determining the value a renewable energy project will add to a farm in the event of its sale. He discusses the complexity of valuations and cites the investment method as the most useful valuation approach which is based on income and any costs related to energy generation over the project's remaining lifetime. He also explains the discounted cashflow method for projects that are more closely integrated with the farm business.


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