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.
In filings with Nevada's Public Utilities Commission, the utility has outlined plans to power an under-construction Google data centre with solar backed by energy storage, in a deal that has the potential to break the corporate PV/battery record.
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.
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.
Developer breaks ground on 133MW extension of bifacial-powered São Gonçalo solar park, meant to go live in 2020 with total capacity of 608MW.
WoodMac, AWEA: Better fit with energy storage will help PV attract vastly more corporate interest through 2030 but looming ITC phase-out could put brakes on progress.
Policy and market signals could see UK capture 22TWh opportunity from helping corporates meet clean energy pledges, London event hears.
Voltalia’s 143MW new trio will supply state rail group SNCF under 25-year PPA, billed as 'unprecedented' in nascent subsidy-free market.
De-risking purchases could fuel clean energy momentum in EU’s top PV market, lagging behind others embracing subsidy-free renewables.
Amazon, Facebook and Google among those backing industry calls on European Commission to take countries to task over lack of PPA policies.
Developer signs 25-year agreement with retailer Boulanger Group for first 5MW of solar PV, with plans to add further renewable plants in the future.