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3 things to pay attention to when sourcing renewables in emerging corporate renewable energy markets

The number of companies setting renewable energy goals is increasing, and so is the number of those which join the RE100. This highlights the importance, and challenges, of sourcing renewable energy in countries where the electricity market is non-liberalized or is liberalizing. Multinationals are looking for market based solutions, for their operations and for their […]

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Major corporates ready to do more on climate action and call for easier access to renewable energy

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Iberdrola builds on its international PPA portfolio with landmark telecoms PPA

Iberdrola, the Spanish renewables giant, boasts a global installed capacity of over 29,400 MW, more than 15,800 of which are produced in Spain. But over the past few years, Iberdrola has expanded its portfolio by striking up long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) in Spain, the USA and Mexico. So far, Iberdrola has signed PPAs worth over […]

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RES responds to hike in French electricity prices with first French PPA

French wholesale electricity prices have risen significantly during the last few months, largely due to an increase in carbon prices. Corporate renewable PPAs have the potential to mitigate the volatility of fossil fuels prices and de-risk energy investments for corporate consumers going forward. In France, RES is behind the development and construction of over 760 […]

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Microsoft: here’s one way to make PPAs simpler

Microsoft is one of the largest players in the PPA market – both in the US and worldwide. Starting with a 110 MW Texas wind project in 2013, the tech giant now has a portfolio of more than 1.2 GW in six states and three continents, with recent successes have included the largest corporate solar […]

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ENGIE: introducing you to PPAs

Breaking down the basics on the types of PPAs provided by French energy giant ENGIE ENGIE is one of the leading providers of PPAs worldwide: in 2018 alone, it has signed Italy’s first private PPA for “grid-parity” solar, the first PPA to be signed for wind farms under development in Spain and new long-term power […]

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Enel: securing success for new solar- and wind-powered projects using a range of PPAs

Italian energy major Enel have long been champions of corporate renewable PPAs, using them to build partnerships, sharing global expertise, offering project development capabilities and supply their clients with reliable, tailor-made and cost competitive renewable solutions. Recent major deals include two 20-year PPAs: a 475 MW solar PV PPA signed in Brazil and the financial […]

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Quick guide for newbies: PPAs explained for both corporates and renewables

Are you curious about PPAs but confused about where to begin? To fully reap the potential of PPAs, it’s vital that corporate energy buyers and renewable energy suppliers both understand the benefits and risks associated with entering the PPA market. So, do you know the difference between sleeved and synthetic structures? Have you ever wanted […]

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Video: learn about PPAs from the world’s most influential companies, committed to 100% renewable power

RE100 is a collaborative, global initiative uniting more than 100 influential businesses committed to 100% renewable electricity, working to massively increase demand for – and delivery of – renewable energy. In this video, RE100’s Constant Alarcon discusses Some of the best countries for companies to do PPAs in (and if Energy Attribute Certificates (EACs) be used where […]

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Google’s PPA mission: 100% clean power, 100% of the time

The recent publication of a landmark UN report offered a stark warning: the world has 12 years to get greenhouse emissions under control or we will face catastrophic climate change. Corporates have a major role to play here: energy-intensive industries have an outsized carbon footprint and need to get their houses in order in terms […]

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