Amazon Claims ‘New Corporate Record’ For Most Renewable Energy Announced By A Single Company In A Single Year With 8.3 GW Purchased In 2022
Wednesday, 01 Feb 2023
The world’s largest corporate procurer of renewable energy in 2021, e-commerce behemoth Amazon claims to have set a ‘new corporate record’ for the most renewable energy announced by a single company in a year with 8.3 GW it procured in 2022 through 133 projects in 11 nations.
Solar Outpacing Wind As Preferred Choice For US Corporate Buyers, Says ACP In New Report Counting Over 77 GW Clean Energy Having Been Contracted Till 2022-End
Friday, 20 Jan 2023
An increase in power purchase agreement (PPA) prices did not deter US corporates from purchasing 4 GW more clean energy in 2022 annually with a total of around 20 GW, led by Amazon, says the American Clean Power Association (ACP) in a new report that.
Meta Signs Up For 134 MW DC Arche Solar Project Of BP In Ohio; Fossil Fuel Giant’s AREH Project Secures Land In Australia
Wednesday, 11 Jan 2023
British oil and gas multinational bp has entered a corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) with technology group Meta for its 134 MW DC/107 MW AC Arche Solar Project in Ohio, US that’s to be equipped with First Solar modules and Nextracker trackers.
ReNew Power Lands Corporate Power Purchase Agreement For 150 MW Rajasthan Solar Project With Microsoft India
Tuesday, 20 Dec 2022
Indian renewable energy company ReNew Power has announced signing a power purchase agreement for 150 MW solar PV capacity near Rajasthan’s Bikaner with the Indian presence of global technology giant, Microsoft India.
Led By Meta, Corporate Solar Offtakers In US Now Contribute 14% Of All Installed Solar Capacity In Country, Says SEIA
Tuesday, 29 Nov 2022
Till June 2022, solar power capacity contracted by American corporates added up to nearly 19 GW capacity in the US, accounting for 14% of all installed solar capacity in the country, with Meta leading the pack, according to Solar Means Business 2022 .
Statkraft, Energia & Power Capital Renewable Energy Enter Corporate PPAs For Close To 1 GW In Ireland With Microsoft
Thursday, 24 Nov 2022
Global software technology company Microsoft has announced entering corporate onshore wind and solar power sourcing contracts for over 900 MW in Ireland with Norway’s Statkraft, Irish energy supplier Energia and local independent solar power producer Power Capital Renewable Energy.
BayWa To Build 2 Solar Facilities In Spain, Including An Agrivoltaic Project, For Denmark’s Velux Group
Thursday, 17 Nov 2022
German renewable energy company BayWa r.e. has secured Denmark based roof window manufacturer Velux Group as the corporate offtaker of solar power from 2 facilities in Spain out of which one is planned as an agrivoltaic project.
RE100 Updates Technical Criteria For RE Procurement; Requires 15-Year Commissioning/Re-Powering Limit
Thursday, 27 Oct 2022
Global corporate renewable energy initiative for businesses, RE100 has updated its technical criteria offering clearer guidance on credible procurement in Europe and requires 15-year commissioning or re-powering date limit for renewable energy procurement.
Apple To Facilitate Large Scale Solar & Wind Energy Projects In Europe To Help Decarbonize Suppliers
Wednesday, 26 Oct 2022
Global consumer electronics giant Apple Inc says it will facilitate the construction of large scale solar and wind energy projects in Europe with capacity ranging between 30 MW and 300 MW in a bid to source 100% clean energy for all its operations, a.
Lightsource BP Commissions 130 MW DC Alabama Solar Project & More From Silicon Ranch, Ørsted, National Grid Renewables
Monday, 24 Oct 2022
Lightsource bp has energized 130 MW DC solar plant for AMEA; Silicon Ranch expands First Solar module order with 700 MW; Ørsted sells 50% stake in 862 MW wind and solar capacity in the US; National Grid Renewables signs Hershey’s for 140 MW solar PPA.
Tuesday, 18 Oct 2022
Allied Irish Banks (AIB) says it is the 1st local company to have entered a solar corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) in Ireland, securing 21.4 GWh clean energy supply from NTR to cover up to 80% of the group’s electricity needs for its retail and office network of over 270 properties.
Thursday, 06 Oct 2022
A subsidiary of global metals and mining giant Rio Tinto, Richard Bay Minerals (RBM) has entered a 20-year corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) with French renewables company Voltalia for the ‘largest’ renewable energy site dedicated to a corporate client in South Africa.
Monday, 26 Sep 2022
Engie’s 200 MW solar project secured P&G as offtaker; DOI announces full operations of Blythe solar+ storage plant; Opdenergy’s PPA with Entergy Louisiana approved; EDPR NA constructing 240 MW solar park; Canadian Solar’s new energy storage offerings.
Wednesday, 21 Sep 2022
The world’s largest corporate procurer of renewable energy, e-commerce behemoth Amazon has added another 2.7 GW clean energy capacity to its portfolio across 4 continents, with maiden solar power plants in India and Poland, and an entry into the renewables market of Brazil.
Wednesday, 14 Sep 2022
Global fast food chain McDonald’s Corp has turned a corporate solar power procurer for its operations in the US with a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) deal signed with EDF Renewables North America for the latter’s 255 MW AC/332 MW DC Texas solar project.
Schaeffler Enters 10-Year Solar PPA For 2 Solar Plants from Statkraft to Provide Over 10% Of Power Needs In Germany
Monday, 05 Sep 2022
As energy prices hit the roof and Europe braces itself for a tough winter ahead, yet another corporate entity is looking to solar energy to power its operations with global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler Technologies signing up to sour.
Monday, 29 Aug 2022
Sunrun’s Lunar Energy acquires Moixa; Amp Energy’s financial closure for 61 MW solar & storage, it also energizes 2 solar farms in New York; Alliant Energy’s maiden utility scale solar farm online; SEE sourcing solar power; MIT’s solar car wins American Solar Challenge.
Colombian Brewer Bavaria Signs Up For 100% Solar Energy From South America’s ‘Largest’ Solar Project
Thursday, 25 Aug 2022
A brewing company in Colombia has entered into a 15-year contract with Enel Colombia to source 250 GWh of solar power from the ‘largest’ solar power project in South America representing a combined capacity of 486.7 MW DC.
Thursday, 18 Aug 2022
One of the largest packaged goods producers in South Africa, Tiger Brands has announced a multi-million rand investment to procure solar power for its 35 manufacturing sites by 2030 to secure 65% of its electricity needs fulfilled by clean energy.
Wednesday, 10 Aug 2022
British solar developer Lightsource bp has secured a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for 50 GWh annually with local building products manufacturer Forterra for the latter’s new brick factory providing its price stability and security.
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