Iceland to delight in Octopus PV power
- The PPA covers power from the Breach PV project
Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust has actually struck a power acquisition agreement with UK frozen foods store Iceland.
The bargain covers electrical power to be generated at the approximately 67MW Breach solar farm in Cambridgeshire.
Breach, which was acquired in June 2022, is currently in construction and also is expected to come to be functional in the fourth quarter 2023.
The Breach solar farm will offer around 64GWh of energy each year to power 150 websites, which will cover 14% of Iceland Foods' electrical energy requires for its UK stores.
This will certainly decrease Iceland's emissions by almost 22,955 tonnes of CO2 a year, equal to eliminating 12,590 petrol cars and also growing 112,592 trees each year.
Phil Austin, Chairman of Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust plc, commented: "We're delighted to be partnering with Iceland Foods, a significant British supermarket, via this corporate PPA.
" The Breach solar farm will offer enough power for a substantial section of Iceland's UK stores - revealing the crucial duty that renewables play in increasing services' changes to Net Zero."