Shell indicators 52GWh Italian solar PPA

May 18, 2022 02:04 PM ET
  • The 10-year deal is with Air Liquide to power its industrial and medical gas manufacturing operations
Shell indicators 52GWh Italian solar PPA
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Shell Energy Europe has actually signed a 10-year agreement with Air Liquide to give renewable power to power its commercial and also medical gas production operations in north east Italy.

Under the agreement, from 2023 Air Liquide will purchase 52 gigawatt-hours of power a year, which will be sourced from Shell's portfolio of solar power offtake agreements in Italy.

The electrical power is the equivalent of installed capacity of 42MW and will power the production of a big proportion of Air Liquide's commercial as well as medical gases in the north eastern of the nation, according to Shell.

It included that this could save virtually 24,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions every year-- equal to emissions produced by around 4000 households.

Air Liquide Group senior vice president Pascal Vinet said: "With this brand-new agreement, Air Liquide takes an additional action in the direction of the energy change, providing its operations with ever-increasing amounts of renewable electricity.

" This agreement shows, once more, our ability to supply our customers with remedies contributing to CO2 emissions reduction as well as illustrates the Group commitment to execute concrete activities to foster a low-carbon society, according to our sustainability purposes."

Shell Energy Europe basic supervisor Rupen Tanna stated: "Throughout Shell Energy Europe, we are concentrated on providing a series of clean power remedies to assist customers decrease their emissions and also we are delighted to aid Air Liquide progress their decarbonisation goals.

" We have an expanding profile of renewable resource and this sustains the expansion of clean energy developments in countries where we run."

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