Round-up of renewable energy PPA news (Nov 25 - Dec 9)

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LCL,, Tetra Pak, Johnson & Johnson, Cargill, Metro France, Google and Nestle are among the companies that have agreed to purchase electricity from renewable energy sources in deals announced over the past two weeks.

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-- Co-op Power to tender aggregated PPA for 100 GWh/yr
December 7 - UK energy buying group Co-op Power is launching a tender together with two of its customers to jointly purchase 100 GWh of renewable energy per year.

-- Voltalia inks bundled PPA for 56-MW solar project in France
December 6 - France’s Voltalia SA (EPA:VLTSA) has sealed a corporate PPA with French lender LCL, the retail banking unit of Credit Agricole SA (EPA:ACA), and some of its clients for the output of a 56-MW solar park at home.

-- Eolus expands Swedish wind PPA, sees delay in Norwegian project
December 6 - Sweden’s Eolus Vind AB (STO:EOLU-B) has expanded an existing wind power off-take deal bundle at home to 117 MW.

-- Tetra Pak sources wind power for Argentine factory from Genneia
December 3 - Argentine power producer Genneia SA said it has signed a five-year agreement to supply electricity from its wind farms to Swedish-Swiss multinational food packaging and processing company Tetra Pak.

-- Amazon signs 116 MW of offshore, onshore wind PPAs with Ørsted
December 1 - US e-commerce giant Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Danish clean energy group Ørsted A/S (CPH:ORSTED) have signed two new corporate PPAs for a combined 116 MW of offshore and onshore wind capacity.

-- Brazil's Valgroup signs wind PPA with Casa dos Ventos
December 1 - Brazilian manufacturer and recycler of rigid and flexible plastic Valgroup has signed an off-take contract with Casa dos Ventos Energias Renovaveis to buy a portion of the power generated by the 360-MW Babilonia Sul wind park in Brazil.

-- Cargill, Vattenfall to offtake power from 90-MW Dutch wind project
December 1 - Swedish utility Vattenfall AB and US agriculture and food group Cargill Inc announced a partnership with Windpark Hanze, a 90-MW onshore wind project in the Netherlands set to be fully operational in 2023.

-- Air Liquide signs renewable off-take contract in Brazil with Omega Energia
December 1 - French industrial gases supplier Air Liquide (EPA:AI) has signed a long-term contract in Brazil to buy renewable power from local energy company Omega Energia.

-- Boralex inks 15.9-MWp solar PPA with Metro France
December 1 - Canadian renewable power producer Boralex Inc (TSE:BLX) has signed a contract with Metro France calling for the food services provider to buy power from a 15.9-MW DC solar project in France.

-- Johnson & Johnson procures some solar from Ørsted's 518-MW hybrid in Texas
November 30 - US healthcare group Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has signed a PPA with Denmark’s Ørsted A/S (CPH:ORSTED) to off-take 55 MW of solar power from the Helena Energy Center, a proposed hybrid wind and solar farm complex in Texas.

-- Ørsted secures 50-MW PPA from Google for German offshore wind farm
November 30 - Ørsted A/S (CPH:ORSTED) has inked a corporate PPA with Google for the tech group to buy power from 50 MW of the Danish energy company’s 900-MW Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind project in Germany.

-- Octopus Renewables trust seals PPA for 48-MW wind farm in Sweden
November 30 - Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust plc (LON:ORIT) announced the signing of a 10-year PPA for the output of the 48-MW Ljungbyholm wind farm in Sweden.

-- Nestle Australia to go 100% renewable via CWP wind PPA
November 29 - Swiss food giant Nestle SA (SWX:NESN) will use 100% renewable electricity in Australia after an off-take deal with Australia-based CWP Renewables.

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