Italian tissue paper maker to power Greek ops with solar from RWE, PPC

May 18, 2023 11:14 AM ET
  • Italian tissue paper and also sanitary items maker Sofidel has actually tattooed a 10-year solar power off-take sell Greece that will enable it to get some 21 GWh of electrical energy annually for its neighborhood manufacturing base.
Italian tissue paper maker to power Greek ops with solar from RWE, PPC

The power purchase agreement (PPA) was signed previously in May with RWE Renewables Europe & Australia and PPC Renewables, with their joint venture (JV) Meton Energy SA. Under its terms, the Italian group will be supplied with electrical energy from a new solar (PV) park, to be constructed by Meton Energy in the Western Macedonia area of north Greece.

The solar project connected to the PPA is already incomplete, together with 4 other comparable plans. The 5 plants will certainly include an incorporated capacity of 210 MWp and also are intended to browse the web by the end of next year's initial quarter.

The off-take offer is straightened with Sofidel's commitment to boosting making use of sustainable power and also advertising a low-carbon economy. The tissue paper supplier approximates that it will conserve some 12,500 tonnes of co2 (CO2) discharges annually thanks to the solar PPA.

Sofidel is already acquiring green power from RWE's 13.6-MW Alcamo II wind farm in Sicily, Italy, under a contract checked in 2011.

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