More cost transparency needed for generators selling their energy through PPAs

Hidden charges in power purchase agreements (PPAs), such as Data Collection and Data Aggregation costs, are leaving some generators out of pocket, despite the promise of a higher purchase price.

Atlas inks 240MW solar PPA in Brazil

The plant will have an installed capacity of 239MW, boasting 460,000 solar panels and occupying around 700 hectares of land

Lightsource bp powers up its first Spanish solar project

The Vendimia project consists of around 615,000 bifacial solar panels that will generate green electricity equivalent to powering more than 107,000 local homes

Masdar upscales wind farm in Uzbekistan to 1.5GW

The project will support Uzbekistan in achieving its objectives of adding up to 3GW of wind energy and meeting 25% of its electricity needs from renewable energy sources by the end of the decade

Lightsource bp completes $380m financing for two Texas solar projects

That includes the 163MW Elm Branch and 153MW Briar Creek solar projects that are expected to offset greenhouse gas emissions by a total of 370,000 metric tons annually

E.ON and RWE ink PPA for Humber Gateway offshore wind farm

The deal comes into effect from 2022 until 2035 and includes the Renewables Obligation Certificates from the plant

London-based bank backs renewable energy in Egypt with $4.2m loan

It will finance the construction of a solar power plant, with a capacity of 6MW, at Dina Farms

INEOS signs 10-year offshore wind power deal with ENGIE

It is claimed to be the largest-ever industrial wind power purchase contract in Belgium

Danske Commodities signs 15-year PPA for 480MW of capacity from Dogger Bank

The offshore wind farm is the biggest in the world and boasts a total capacity of 3.6GW, enough to supply 4.5 million homes with renewable power

Bosch inks 12-year PPA for solar power with Vattenfall

The agreement supports Bosch’s ambition to become climate neutral by the end of 2020