Model characteristics

Potential Implications

Single ownership

A public or a private actor entirely responsible for development and operations.

Single vision and conformity to a specific role.

A single mandate characteristic makes it lack flexibility in view of changes.

Potential conflicts with surrounding communities.

Public-Private Partnership

Help combine public planning of infrastructures with private operational expertise.

Public interests are well represented.

Tendency to prioritize public interests over private interests.

Landlord model

Public ownership and private operations.

Long term concession agreements.

Managerial flexibility between the owner, site managers and operators.

The private operators usually assume most of the risk.