March 11 (Renewables Now) - The US was again the source of the majority of power purchase agreement (PPA) announcements in the last two weeks, but we also saw exciting updates from offshore wind projects in Europe and Asia.
-- EDF Renewables, JEA ink 250-MW solar PPA in Florida
-- EDPR, Microsoft strike PPAs for 125 MW of US wind power
EDP Renovaveis SA (ELI:EDPR) announced it has signed two PPAs under which it will sell wind power to Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT). It will supply the tech giant with electricity from the 125-MW Timber Road IV wind park located in Paulding County, Ohio state. Read more..
-- Microsoft signs PPA for 74 MW of solar with Invenergy
-- Greece to put wind vs solar in 600-MW tender in April
-- Maine regulator approves contract for 100-MW solar project
-- Ørsted signs corporate PPA for UK offshore wind
UK utility Northumbrian Water Ltd will be buying power from the 573-MW Race Bank offshore wind farm under a 10-year contract with Ørsted A/S (CPH:ORSTED). The corporate PPA, the first of its kind in the UK, is for about 100 GWh per year. Read more..
-- Vattenfall to bid for 750 MW more in Hollandse Kust Zuid wind zone
Vattenfall AB has prepared “a very solid proposal” for sites III and IV of the Hollandse Kust Zuid zone, to be awarded soon as part of the second subsidy-free tender for offshore wind in the Netherlands. Read more..
-- RWE inks PPA for 219 MW of offshore wind in Belgium
-- Northland inks PPA for Hai Long 2A project off Taiwan
-- DEWA issues RfQ for 900 MW of solar in Dubai
-- Colombia's first renewables auction ends without winners
Colombia’s first electricity auction that sought to award 12-year contracts for the annual supply of 1.183 TWh of renewable power concluded without winners. The next auction will be held in the second quarter of 2019. Read more..
-- ACWA-led group wins 100-MW solar tender in Bahrain