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Round-up of renewable energy PPA news (Jan 27-Feb 10)

Source: Vattenfall UK (corporate.vattenfall.co.uk)

February 11 (Renewables Now) - Toyota, Barr's, Lundin Petroleum, Daimler, Amazon and several utilities in Europe and the US announced power purchase agreements (PPAs) for electricity from renewable energy sources in the last two weeks. The round-up starts with the most recent stories.

-- RWE secures 3 TWh of renewable power in Danish off-take deal

German power utility RWE AG (ETR:RWE) has agreed to purchase 3 TWh of electricity generated by wind and solar parks that Denmark’s European Energy A/S seeks to develop and build at home. Read more..

-- Power off-taker sought for Belgium’s 309-MW Rentel offshore wind farm

The operator 309-MW Rentel offshore complex in the Belgian North Sea has launched a competition call in search of a power off-taker for the wind farm’s output. Read more..

-- Spain's Powertis, Total ink 1-GW solar JV deal

Madrid-based solar developer Powertis SA has signed a co-development deal and a PPA with French energy group Total SA (EPA:FP), covering up to 1 GW worth of photovoltaic (PV) projects in Spain. Read more..

-- AEP, Toyota to buy power from 110-MW wind park in West Virginia

US power company Clearway Energy Group has agreed to sell the output of its 110-MW Black Rock wind project in West Virginia to AEP Energy and Toyota Motor North America. Read more..

-- Vietnam working on corporate PPA platform with 1-GW target

Vietnam is preparing to launch a pilot programme that will facilitate the signing of synthetic PPAs between private power buyers and renewable energy producers, targeting contracts for up to 1 GW in 2020-2022. Read more..

-- Paris airports to get solar power under 21-year PPA

French airport operator Groupe ADP (EPA:ADP), formerly Aéroports de Paris, has signed a direct PPA for roughly 47 GWh per year from three solar parks to be built by Urbasolar. Read more..

-- Vattenfall to supply wind power to AG Barr in UK

Scotland-based soft drink manufacturer AG Barr plc (LON:BAG), or Barr's, will be buying 22 GWh per year of power from UK wind farms under a 10-year deal Swedish utility from Vattenfall AB. Read more..

-- Saint-Gobain backs construction of 250-MW wind park in Illinois with VPPA

Saint-Gobain North America has sealed a virtual PPA that will support the construction of Invenergy’s 250-MW Blooming Grove wind farm in Illinois. Read more..

-- Kenya's 3rd largest wind project secures PPA with KPLC

Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc (KPLC) has signed a 20-year PPA with developer Bahari Wind Ltd to secure the output of a proposed 90-MW onshore wind farm in the Kenyan coastal region of Lamu. Read more..

-- Teck inks new 118-MW renewable PPA with AES in Chile

Canada-based Teck Resources Limited (TSX:TECK.A) has signed a long-term PPA with AES Corp (NYSE:AES) for 118 MW of renewable energy supply to a copper project in Chile. Read more..

-- NTR inks 69-MW wind PPA in Sweden with European utility

Irish utility NTR Plc has agreed to sell electricity from a portion of a 94-MW wind portfolio in Sweden and Finland to an unnamed European sector player. Read more..

-- Capital Dynamics secures 100-MW PPA for Indiana solar project

The Clean Energy Infrastructure (CEI) business of private asset manager Capital Dynamics has signed a long-term PPA for a solar project it owns in Indiana. The off-taker under the contract is not-for-profit wholesale power provider The Indiana Municipal Power Agency (IMPA), which will purchase 100 MW of the electricity produced by the plant. Read more..

-- Lundin Petroleum seals PPA for 132-MW Finnish wind project

Swedish renewables developer OX2 has secured an off-take contract that enables the construction of the 132-MW, zero-subsidy Metsalamminkangas wind farm in northern Finland. Lundin Petroleum AB (STO:LUPE) is the off-taker. Read more..

-- AEP, Evergy unveil PPA for 128-MW wind farm in Kansas

AEP Renewables has signed a PPA for the output of its 128-MW Flat Ridge 3 wind project in Kansas. Under the long-term deal, the power generated by the wind farm will be sold to investor-owned utility Evergy Inc (NYSE:EVRG). Read more..

-- Falck signs PPA for 50-MW wind farm in Norway

Italian company Falck Renewables SpA (BIT:FKR) has signed a PPA for the sale of 70% of the electricity generated by a 50-MW wind park in Norway. The buyer, an unnamed "major European commodity player", will purchase the output of the Hennoy wind farm, located in Bremanger municipality, in the west coast of the country. Read more..

-- Amazon to buy power from 120-MWp Virginia solar park

Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) will purchase almost 70% of the output of a 120-MWp solar photovoltaic (PV) park that Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D) will build in Virginia. The power generated from 31.7% of the capacity will be sold to the Commonwealth’s Arlington County under a PPA. Read more..

-- Statkraft, Enovos agree green power supply for Daimler sites in Germany

German carmaker Daimler AG (ETR:DAI) will benefit from a new and innovative renewable energy supply agreement between Norwegian power producer Statkraft AS and Enovos. Statkraft said in a statement it has developed an innovative concept to power Daimler’s German sites on behalf of Enovos, using electricity generated by local solar and wind parks. Read more..

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