Agreement for new solar plants to power all French sites of retail multinational comes as European country eyes post-COVID renewable future, with 152MW in new rooftop tender awards.
Plans by e-commerce giant Amazon to sponsor new solar farms in Aragón (50MW), Virginia (65MW) and New South Wales (60MW) come as it becomes an off-taker of Canadian Solar’s separate 146MWp scheme.
Spanish region set to cement status as European PV hotspot through new plant backed by PPA with telecoms giant Orange, adding to Iberdrola’s 500MWp and 591MWp projects in the area.
Utility taps telecoms giant as offtaker for 60MW PV plant set to come online in mid-2021, with PPA covering supply for a 10-year period.
German utility adds weight to transparent PPA platform catching wave of big companies looking to go renewable.
Flurry of deals in US southeast was among highlights as solar corporate procurement soared between 2018 (5.4GW) and 2019 (9.6GW), BloombergNEF analysts tell PV Tech.
Technology giant eyes full renewable electricity supply by 2025, while food group sets same goal for US operations and financial services firm claims to have already reached it globally.
AB InBev, the world's largest beer company, has signed a deal that will support the construction of two solar farms in Spain with a combined capacity of 200MW.
Cubico Sustainable Investments progresses on another project following acquisition of Cypress Creek portfolio.
Complexity and costs may deter corporates from choosing avenue key to developers, lawyers Andrew Hedges, Caileen Kateri Gamache and Lee Donovan write in latest PV Tech Power issue.
Energy Storage News editor Andy Colthorpe reports back from Solar Power International 2019 in Salt Lake City, where bifacial panels were, predictably, all the rage. Meanwhile, Solar Media's editor in chief Liam Stoker discusses what's next for nuclear after EDF's latest Hinkley Point C update, and the two reflect on an important week for the climate crisis as Greta Thunberg inspires global protests, as well as the ire of a handful of detractors.
PPA is part of 1.6GW clean energy spree announced by Google last month and will allow Chicago-based Hecate to deploy 500MW of solar in Lone Star state.
Tech giant to procure 85MW of solar from project set to come online in 2021 via long-term PPA with Engie, featuring a so-called 'innovative volume firming agreement'.
Beer maker will power its entire brewing operations in Southern European country via 82GWh-a-year PV plant featuring 340Wp polycrystalline silicon modules, set to go live next year.
Deal to procure 1.6GW of renewables worldwide will see Silicon Valley giant purchase 720MW of PV in the US, 160MW in Denmark and 125MW from Chilean solar-plus-wind hybrid.