Power purchase agreements (PPAs) for wind and solar power have been announced in the last two weeks in Europe and the USA, Vietnam and Guam. Renewables Now also covered updates on two auctions awarding long-term contracts for electricity. See the list below.
-- Acciona to supply renewable power to LATAM Airlines
Spanish infrastructure group Acciona SA (BME:ANA) will supply renewable power to Chile-based LATAM Airlines Group, the largest airline group in Latin America.
-- Brazil awards contracts to 2.1 GW in A-6 energy auction
Brazil awarded 2,100.14 MW of power supply contracts in a tender at the end of August to wind, biomass, hydro and natural gas-fired power plant. Wind power was the biggest seller with over 1,250.70 MW across 48 projects.
-- Fin close, PPA deals reached for Triton Knoll offshore wind project
All needed funds, a turbine supply deal and a power off-take contract are already in place for the 860-MW Triton Knoll offshore wind project in the UK. Electricity from the huge offshore complex will be sold to Danish developer Ørsted A/S (CPH:ORSTED) as part of a PPA covering the first 15 years of power generation.
The government of Zambia has launched a Request for Proposals (RfPs) for 100 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity under the country’s renewable energy programme. Successful applicants will be awarded 25-year PPAs with state-owned power company ZESCO.