Tetra Pak sources wind power for Argentine factory from Genneia

The Madryn wind park in Argentina. Source: Genneia

December 3 (Renewables Now) - 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.

Under the power purchase agreement (PPA), Tetra Pak will receive an annual supply of around 6,156 MWh, or enough for its factory in Argentina’s La Rioja province to meet over 50% of its consumption needs.

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Genneia said it will supply the contracted power from its 55-MW Villalonga, 113-MW Pomona, 109-MW Rawson and the 196-MW Chubut Norte wind farms.

After the latest PPA, Genneia can count 15 companies to which it supplies power from own renewable energy fleet. The Argentine firm operates roughly 784 MW of wind farms and an 82-MW solar park in its native country. It also has a total of 413 MW of thermal power plants.

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