Engie bags 235 MW of wind, solar in French tenders
Wind farm in southern France. Author: harmishhk. License: Creative Commons, Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic
Engie SA (EPA:ENGI) has secured a total of 235 MW of wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in the French government’s recently concluded call for tenders.
The French energy major has been awarded 165 MW of solar and 70 MW of onshore wind projects, it revealed on Monday. In the solar group, four projects of Engie Green secured a spot in the “innovative PV” category.
The tender for innovative PV awarded 104 MWp of capacity to a total of 39 projects, it was announced last week.
Engie’s new green power plants will be located in the regions of Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, Grand Est, Normandy and Hauts de France.
At the end of 2019, the company calculated 2.5 GW of installed onshore wind capacity and 1.2 GW of solar in its home country. Globally, its renewables portfolio reached 26.9 GW.
Engie has plans to build 3 GW of renewables per year worldwide between 2019 and 2021.
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