Opdenergy signs 63-MW solar PPA with AEP Energy in United States
- Spanish renewables programmer Opdenergy has authorized a power acquisition agreement (PPA) with AEP Energy Partners for a 63-MW direct existing (DC) photovoltaic or pv (PV) project in Virginia.
The 15-year PPA will certainly support the project's development in Clarke County, with Opdenergy anticipating to reach ready-to-build standing in 2023. Grid connection is prepared to occur during the first fifty percent of 2024, the Spanish business claimed.
As soon as up and running, Clarke County's brand-new solar farm will certainly can creating near 112 GWh per year. AEP Energy Partners, a subsidiary of US electrical energy American Electric Power (NASDAQ: AEP), will certainly utilize the solar output to supply power to its consumers.
Previously this year, Opdenergy closed a 12-year PPA with AEP Energy to prop the development of a 100-MW DC PV project in Jefferson County, West Virginia.
Along with a 3rd PPA signed at the end of in 2014, Opdenergy now has a total of 253 MW of DC power put with off-takers in the US, according to the business.
Generally, the Spanish programmer has 2.5 GW of renewable resource projects in different phases of growth in its US pipeline, it included.