Voltalia seals PPA with glass maker

Mar 22, 2023 11:50 AM ET
  • 15-year deal to offtake 12.4 MW from 2 solar plants within the Garrido complex
Voltalia seals PPA with glass maker
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Voltalia has actually authorized a 15-year PPA with BA Glass Group, a European leader in the manufacturing of hollow glass for the beverage and food industries.

BA Glass Group will be supplied by two solar plants, standing for a capacity of 12.4 MW, out of the total amount of 50.6 MW from the Garrido complicated in Portugal.

With the BA Glass Group contract, all 50.6 MW at the complicated has actually been protected by long-lasting corporate PPAs.

After the start of building and construction of the complicated in September 2022, the initial kilowatt hrs of electrical energy were produced into the grid in March 2023.

Once totally appointed, the Garrido complex will avoid the emission of more than 46,685 tonnes of CO2 into the environment each year.

The complex likewise supplies services to high power price inflation as well as possible power rationing for large commercial consumers.

Voltalia chief executive Sébastien Clerc said: "We are very happy to authorize this Corporate PPA with BA Glass and to reveal the beginning of power production at the Garrido complex.

" With this project, Voltalia once again brings renewable as well as competitive electrical power production to its customers."

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