Round-up of renewable energy PPA news (Jan 6-20)

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January 20 (Renewables Now) - Finnish telecom operator Elisa, US data centre and cloud computing services firm Markley, UK-based chemicals group Ineos, and Russian liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplier Novatek have recently signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) for green electricity.

Our latest round-up starts, as usual, with the most recent corporate PPA announcements covered by Renewables Now. You can also get it straight in your inbox by subscribing here:

RPC inks PPA with Finnish telecom Elisa for 44-MW wind project

London-based investment platform Renewable Power Capital (RPC) has secured a corporate off-taker in Finnish telecommunications company Elisa Oyj (HEL:ELISA) for its 44-MW Puutikankangas wind farm project in Finland.

Data services provider Markley inks 40-MW solar PPA with Borrego

US data center facilities and cloud computing services provider Markley Group will procure half of the electricity coming from an 80-MW portfolio of community solar projects in Massachusetts.    

EC asks for public input on challenges with permitting for renewables, PPAs

The European Commission (EC) opened a public consultation process, seeking feedback on how to improve permit-granting procedures for renewable energy projects and best facilitate PPAs.

Axpo inks PPA with R.Power for almost 300 MWp of Polish solar

Swiss renewables company and energy trader Axpo Holding AG has signed a PPA to off-take close to 300 MWp of solar energy in Poland.    

Malaysian biz Sinaran scores 4 MWp of solar PPAs at home

Malaysian engineering company Metronic Global Berhad (KLSE:MTRONIC) said a majority-owned subsidiary would build over 4 MWp of solar PV plants under PPAs it had secured with two corporate customers.    

II-VI Inc seals renewable energy purchase contract in China

US engineered materials and optoelectronic components supplier II-VI Inc (NASDAQ:IIVI) has signed a contract in China to buy renewable energy for the purpose of supplying its site in Wuxi.    

Ineos seals 65-MW wind PPA for Belgium's SeaMade offshore complex

UK-based chemicals group Ineos has clinched a PPA for electricity coming from a 65.5-MW portion of the 487-MW SeaMade offshore wind complex in Belgium.

Novatek, Fortum ink wind PPA to power Russian LNG plant

Russian liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplier Novatek PAO (MCX: NVTK) will procure wind power from Finnish utility Fortum Oyj (HEL:FORTUM) and its joint ventures (JVs) to secure the power requirements of one of its facilities.    

Equinix to buy power from 35-MW wind farm in Finland

French renewable power producer Neoen SA (EPA:NEOEN) and project developer Prokon have entered into an off-take contract to supply Equinix Inc (NASDAQ:EQIX) with electricity from at least 30 MW of wind capacity in Finland.  

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