Tinder-Like Algorithms Find Partners for Green Energy Supplies

Nov. 15, 2019, 5:00 AM

It can be hard for a company to find that special wind or solar farm that ticks all the right boxes.

As businesses and governments set targets to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, contracts to buy power directly from renewable energy producers are becoming more popular than ever. Last year a record $1.4 billion of contracts were signed in Europe, according to an estimate from renewable energy company Pexapark AG.

New matchmaking programs likened to the iconic app built by Tinder LLC aim to eliminate the costs of looking for the right supplier. It opens new possibilities for smaller companies ...

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