July 16 (Renewables Now) - Here is a short list of stories about new power purchase agreements (PPAs) covered by Renewables Now in the past week, also including a biomass tender in Germany that will award long-term contracts, and a 680-MW RfP in North and South Carolina.
Germany starts 226-MW biomass power tender
Germany on Tuesday announced the start of this year’s biomass tender with a total volume of 225.8 MW. The deadline for bids is September 3.
Duke Energy seeks 680 MW of renewables in Carolinas RfP
Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) on Tuesday announced a request for proposals (RfPs) for adding 680 MW of renewable energy capacity in both North and South Carolina. Proposals can be in the form of PPAs, utility self-developed power plants or asset acquisitions.
Azure grabs 160 MW in Uttar Pradesh solar tender
Solar power producer Azure Power (NYSE:AZRE) confirmed that it has won 160 MW in a solar auction in India’s Uttar Pradesh state with a bid of INR 3.55 per kWh. The company will 25-year PPA with Uttar Pradesh Power Corp Ltd (UPPCL) for the project.
BayWa re secures 101-MW wind PPA for California project
US firm BayWa re Wind LLC has sealed a long-term contract to sell the entire output of its 101-MW Strauss wind project in California.The PPA has been signed with local utility MCE.
Argentina signs 210 MW of RenovAr round 2 contracts
Argentina has signed four contracts with winners of the RenovAr 2 renewable energy auction -- one wind, one biomass and two biogas projects -- for a combined capacity of 210.32 MW.
Vattenfall secures PPA for part of 600-MW wind farm off Denmark
Vattenfall AB will supply part of the 600-MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm’s output to Danish pharmaceutical group Novo Nordisk AS (CPH:NOVO-B) and industrial enzymes producer Novozymes A/S (CPH:NZYM-B) under a new long-term deal. The PPA will become effective from January 1, 2020.