Engie signs 200MW United States solar PPA with P&G
- Sun Valley center in Texas is due to begin production later this year
Engie North America has signed a 200MW power purchase agreement (PPA) with Procter and also Gamble (P&G) for electrical power generated by its 250MW Sun Valley Solar project in Texas.
This solar energy agreement is the biggest for P&G internationally.
Once manufacturing commences at Sun Valley later on this year, it will supply P&G with greater than 530,000 megawatt hours of renewable power each year.
" Partnering on new renewable power projects brings long-term, absolutely no emissions sustainable electrical energy internet and is a vital method to help us accomplish our objective of buying 100% eco-friendly electrical energy," claimed Jack McAneny, P&G Vice President Global Sustainability.
" We are thrilled to deal with ENGIE on projects like Sun Valley that progress our strategy as well as provide advantages to the regional community."
The Sun Valley Solar project becomes part of Engie's more than 5GW of wind, solar as well as storage in operation or construction throughout North America.
As part of the development, a portion the project will be planted with locally ideal greenery that sustains pollinators, such as butterflies as well as bees.
Once in operation, as much as 1500 head of sheep will additionally graze the site, providing natural greenery management around and under the solar installment.
Building and construction is underway at Sun Valley, developing 300-400 temporary jobs, while approximately six new long-term roles will certainly sustain local procedures over the life of the project.