Suzanna Rust highlights the finding and facts from the new research note from the EDHECinfra, “The Cost of Capital of Brown Gas”, following the European Commission’s decision to include natural gas in the EU Green Taxonomy. In the research note, we point to the already record low cost of capital of gas power projects and their increasing profitability. Suzanna provides the facts from the research paper, stating that after a peak in 2009, gas power projects’ cost of equity declined steadily and have plateaued at around 8% since 2015, even falling below that level in 2021.
“Everything points to gas being already able to secure all the capital it needs”, Frédéric Blanc-Brude, director and CEO of EDHECinfra.
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