Martin Libra, Head of LATAM at Prothea, an independent advisory boutique providing advisory and asset management services in the renewable energy sector, explains the chances opening up in the Chilean wind and solar market, which can now be considered a pioneer in the grid parity trend that is currently developing in Southern Europe.
Iberdrola has signed a power purchase agreement with Basque Country-based telecoms provider Euskaltel to supply electricity produced from a 391MW solar project, in what is said to be the first PPA signed between a power company and a telecoms operator in Spain.
A consortium including InfraCo Africa and Smart Energies International has signed a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Chad’s national utility La Société Nationale d’Electricité (SNE) for a 60MW solar project.
Hawaii has been a prolific installer of both rooftop solar and latterly batteries for energy storage and one of the US state’s smaller islands looks set to get its first ever grid-scale solar-plus-storage system.
Iberdrola has signed a 10-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 391MW solar project in Spain with Grupo Kutxabank, in what it claims to be the first contract in the world of this kind to be signed between an energy company and a bank.
Tata Power Renewable Energy (TPREL), a subsidiary of Indian power giant Tata Power, has signed power purchase agreement (PPA) with GE to provide solar rooftop solutions for six manufacturing and services sites in India.