February 25 (Renewables Now) - Most power purchase agreement (PPA) news came from the US in the past two weeks. In contrast, some of the more interesting tender updates came from Asi, Europe and the Middle East.
-- DE Shaw, NOVEC agree PPA for 300 MW of fresh solar in Virginia
-- 7X Energy unveils 250-MW solar PPA in Texas
-- Platte River signs PPA for proposed 20-MW solar park
Platte River Power Authority, a Colorado-based not-for-profit community-owned electric utility, has signed a PPA with GCL New Energy Holdings Ltd (HKG:0451) and developer and operator DEPCOM Power for the output of a 20-MW solar farm. Read more..
-- Acciona to sell power from 132-MW wind farm to Aussie refinery
-- Sunpin, Direct Energy ink PPA for 75-MW PV park in California
-- Canadian Solar wins PPAs for 94 MWp in Alberta
Canadian Solar Inc (NASDAQ:CSIQ) has won 94-MWp of subsidy-free solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the latest Alberta province auction. In all, the company was awarded three PPAs with Alberta's Ministry of Infrastructure at an average price of CAD 48.05 (USD 36.28/EUR 32.11) per MWh. Read more..
-- EnBW, Energiekontor sign PPA for 85-MW solar park in Germany
German utility EnBW Energie Baden-Wuerttemberg AG (ETR:EBK) has signed a 15-year PPA for the output of a 85-MW solar park in northeastern Germany that will be built by project developer Energiekontor AG (ETR:EKT). Read more..
-- Lekela inks PPA for 250-MW wind project in Egypt
-- Tri-State, EDP Renewables seal 104-MW wind PPA in Colorado
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-- Bidding in 7.5-GW Indian solar tender may be delayed - report
The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) may move to June the bidding for 7.5 GW of photovoltaic (PV) projects in Leh and Kargil districts of India's Jammu and Kashmir state, the Times News Network (TNN) reports. Read more..
-- India's SECI invites bids in floating solar-plus-storage, wind tenders
-- Malaysia launches 500-MW solar tender
-- Andhra Pradesh awaits bids in 600-MW solar-wind-storage tender
Two power distribution companies (discoms) in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh are seeking proposals for the deployment of 600 MW of hybrid wind-solar projects with a battery storage component. Read more..
-- UK's 3rd CfD auction planned to be launched on May 29
The UK government has set May 29, 2019 as the prospective start date for the country’s third contract for difference (CfD) auction for renewable energy projects with a proposed cap of 6 GW. Read more..
-- Germany's latest tenders award 476 MW wind, 178 MW solar
Wind and solar projects with a combined capacity of 476 MW and 178 MW, respectively, have won the two German tenders with a deadline of February 1, 2019. The awarded wind volume represents 68% of the targeted capacity as the Federal Network Agency received just 499 MW of bids. The tender aimed to award 700 MW. Read more..
-- Tender for 2-GW solar project starts in Abu Dhabi
The Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) for the development of a 2-GW solar photovoltaic (PV) project at Al Dhafra, near Abu Dhabi. The utility will await proposals by March 5. Read more..