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Round-up of renewable energy PPA news (Jun 17-30)

The Hywind Scotland floating wind farm. (Photo: Oyvind Gravas / Woldcam - Statoil ASA)

July 1 (Renewables Now) - Several utility and corporate power purchase agreements (PPAs) were announced in the second half of June for projects in the US, Europe and also in Brazil. We start with the most recent ones.

-- Enel signs 65-MW solar PPA in US with food co Mondelez

Enel Green Power (EGP) has signed a 12-year PPA with food and beverage company Mondelez International for a 65-MW portion of a solar plant in Texas. Read more..

-- Voltalia strikes 25-year corporate solar PPA in France

French renewable power producer Voltalia SA (EPA:VLTSA) has entered into a 25-year PPA for about 143 MW of solar capacity with a unit of passenger and freight transport operator SNCF Mobilites. Read more..

-- EDF signs PPA for 200-MW solar-plus-storage project in Nevada

EDF Renewables North America has struck a PPA for its 200-MW Arrow Canyon solar project in Nevada with local utility NV Energy. Read more..

-- EDPR inks solar-plus-storage PPA in California

EDP Renewables North America LLC has signed an off-take contract to sell the output of the 100-MW Sonrisa Solar Park with 30-MW storage in California. The buyer is local electricity supplier East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) and the PPA will run for a period of 20 years starting December 2022. Read more..

-- Amazon to buy electricity from Eolus' 47-MW repowered wind farm in California

Swedish wind project developer Eolus Vind AB (STO:EOLU-B) has ordered Vestas turbines for an up to 47-MW wind farm in California and signed an off-take deal with a unit of e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN). Read more..

-- Danske Commodities inks PPA for 30-MW Hywind Scotland wind farm

Danish energy trader Danske Commodities (DC) has signed an off-take deal with its parent Equinor ASA (NYSE:EQNR) for the output of the latter’s 30-MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm. Danske Commodities said the 20-year PPA will make it the sole off-taker, taking over the balancing and trading of the wind farm’s output. Read more..

-- SDCL energy efficiency fund to build rooftop solar for Tesco

SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust plc (LON:SEIT) will build around 5 MW of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems for UK supermarket chain Tesco plc (LON:TSCO). The later will sign a PPA with SEEIT for each site. Read more..

-- L’Oreal Brazil signs wind PPA with Engie

Brazilian power utility Engie Brasil Energia SA (BVMF:EGIE3) will be supplying L'Oreal Brazil with power from the 212.6-MW Trairi wind complex in Ceara. Read more..

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