Round-up of renewable energy PPA news (Nov 1-11)

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November 12 (Renewables Now) - Our latest summary of power purchase agreement (PPA) news includes several announcement from Australia, thanks to the completion of a tender by Snowy Hydro, and updates on huge auctions in Germany, Turkey and the UK, among other stories. We start with the most recent ones.

-- EDF Renewables seals PPAs for 128-MW solar-plus-storage project in California

EDF Renewables North America has inked PPAs with two parties for the output of a 128-MW solar-plus-storage project in Kern County, California.

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-- New York issues 800-MW offshore wind procurement round

The US state of New York on Thursday launched its debut solicitation for large-scale offshore wind. It will award 25-year PPA to projects of between 200 MW and 800 MW, while it can contract higher capacity if “sufficiently attractive proposals are received.”

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-- Turkey calls bids for 1 GW of onshore wind

The Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources has issued a tender for 1 GW of onshore wind power capacity, with a bidding cap of USD 0.055 per kWh.

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-- Virginia greenlights 80-MW solar PPA petition by Dominion

The Virginia State Corporation Commission has cleared a proposed 80-MW solar PPA between a unit of Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D) and Water Strider Solar LLC.

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-- Lightsource BP signs PPAs for 25 MW of solar power in US

Utility-scale solar developer Lightsource BP has signed two PPAs totalling 25 MW with utilities that serve clients in California and New Mexico.

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-- Brazil sets price caps for Dec 7 auctions

Brazil's power sector regulator Aneel has approved the price ceilings for the auctions scheduled for December 7, 2018, which will contract electricity from existing plants.

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-- Singapore seeks proposals for 100-MWp floating PV project

Singapore’s Economic Development Board (EDB) is seeking input on a project for the development of a 100-MWp floating solar park in the Kranji reservoir, in the northern part of the country.

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-- UK to publish conditions for third CfD auction by end-2018

The UK government plans to publish this month its final policy decisions on changes to the contract for difference (CfD) scheme for the third round, which is set to open by May 2019.

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-- Plan for 8 GW of special wind, PV tenders greenlit by German cabinet

The Federal Cabinet in Germany passed a bill, containing the plan for additional tenders for 8 GW of onshore wind and solar power between 2019 and 2021.

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-- Tilt signs new PPA for 336-MW Aussie wind project, fin close is near

Tilt Renewables Ltd (NZE:TLT) has struck a 15-year PPA for 50% of the 336-MW Dundonnell wind project’s output with an investment grade counterparty.

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-- Australia's Snowy Hydro contracts 888 MW of wind, solar generation

Australia's Snowy Hydro Ltd has signed contracts for 888 MW of solar and wind capacity in its latest call for renewables generation, which was considerably oversubscribed. Read more..
A list of related headlines is available below:
FRV signs 68-MW solar PPA with Australian utility
Lightsource BP wins 105-MWp PPA with Snowy Hydro
Clenergy secures PPA for 115-MW Aussie solar project

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