OVO Energy and Ørsted seal major power purchase agreement

The energy supplier has purchased 100% of the power generated from the offshore 90MW Barrow wind farm

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OVO Energy has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Ørsted to buy renewable energy from the offshore 90MW Barrow wind farm.

The deal will see the energy supplier purchase 100% of the power generated from the 30-turbine project.

OVO Energy has committed to increasing the amount of renewable electricity coming from renewable sources to almost 40% by the end of 2021.

Ben Blake, Chief Executive Officer of OVO Energy said: “In the future, we are committed to exploring how we can source more energy from renewable generation here in the UK, supporting the industry and helping to drive down costs.”

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