Weekly round-up of renewable energy PPA news (July 30 - Aug 5)
Power line in Brazil. Author: João André O. Dias License: Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-ND 2.0)
Here is a long list of stories about new power purchase agreements (PPAs) and tenders awarding such in Colombia, India and Brazil, covered by Renewables Now in the past week.
-- Alliant to ditch Iowa nuclear energy for wind power
Alliant Energy Corp (NYSE:LNT) has entered into an agreement with NextEra Energy Resources LLC that will lead to the retirement of Iowa’s only nuclear power plant in 2020 and the purchase of more wind power.
-- Vineyard Wind's contracts priced at USD 65/MWh 2017 dollars
The 800-MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind project will provide "highly cost-effective" clean energy to Massachusetts customers, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) said on Wednesday as it announced that the long-term contracts for the project have been filed for approval.