Tag: edf renewables

Boralex acquires a 50 per cent stake in five wind farms

Boralex has finalised the acquisition of a 50 per cent stake in five functioning wind farms totaling 894 MW in the US from EDF Renewables. These projects include the 50 MW Milo and 250 MW Roosevelt developments in New Mexico, as well as the 200 MW Hereford, 200 MW Longhorn, and 194 MW Spinning Spur projects in Texas. Each location was put into service between 2014 and 2016, and all of them feature Vestas turbines, with Hereford also comprising machines from GE Renewable Energy. 

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EDF Renewables and Budimex plan offshore wind investments in Poland

EDF Group subsidiary EDF Renewables UK Ltd Renewables has inked an agreement with Budimex to make an investment in offshore wind farm development in Poland. On a 50-50 basis, the two companies will focus on the country’s second phase of offshore development. In the second phase, EDF Renewables UK Ltd Renewables and Budimex identified 11 new sites for offshore wind farm development in the Polish Baltic Sea region.

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EDF Renewables UK starts construction works at two solar projects

EDF Renewables UK, the UK branch of the French energy firm, has announced that two of its solar projects have started the site preparation and construction phases. These projects, Porth Wen facility in Anglesey and the Burwell project in southeast Cambridgeshire, have a combined capacity of about 100 MW. These projects are expected to be online by the fourth quarter of 2022.

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EDF Renewables wins NYSERDA’s solar and storage contract

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has awarded EDF Renewables North America a 1 GW solar and battery storage contract as part of its 2021 solicitation for large-scale renewable energy certificates. The Columbia Solar Energy Centre and Ridge View Solar Energy Centre, each with 350 MWac of capacity and 20 MW of co-located battery storage, are among the solar projects included in the contract.

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CS Energy signs MoU with EDF Renewables for 230 MW wind farm

CS Energy, an Australian electricity company, has signed a MoU with EDF Renewables for the construction of the 230 MW Banana Range Wind Farm in Central Queensland. The Banana Range Wind Farm, which will be in the Biloela region, will be able to generate enough clean energy to power 15,000 homes. During the construction phase, the project is planned to provide 150 jobs. Construction on the site is set to begin in 2024, with the project slated to be completed in 2026.

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Four winners in India’s 1.2 GW wind auction

The winners of the Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) auction (Tranche-XII) for the 1.2 GW interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected wind power projects are NTPC Renewable Energy Limited, Halvad Renewables (EDF Renewables), JSW Neo Energy, and Torrent Power. NTPC Renewables won 200 MW for Rs 2.89 per kWh, while EDF won 300 MW for Rs 2.93 per kWh. JSW and Torrent Power were awarded 300 MW each at Rs 2.94 per kWh.

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EDF and DP Energy partner for up to 1 GW floating offshore wind

EDF Renewables, the renewable energy subsidiary of the French energy company EDF, has formed a joint venture with DP Energy, an international renewable project developer, to produce up to 1 GW of low-carbon green energy in the Celtic Sea. This is expected to contribute significantly to the Crown Estate’s 4 GW capacity plans in the Celtic Sea. 

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EDF Renewables to build a large solar plus storage project in Peru

EDF Renewables, the renewable energy subsidiary of French energy company EDF, has been chosen by Peruvian consultant Energy Partners to develop, build, and operate a 100 MW/100 MWh solar-plus-storage project for the city of Iquitos, Peru. Electro Oriente, a local utility, has agreed to a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with EDF Renewables for the project. The facility, according to the French business, will start delivering power in 2026 at a lower cost than diesel.

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EDF Renewables and Clean Power Alliance sign PPA for solar-plus-storage project in California

EDF Renewables North America and Clean Power Alliance (CPA) have signed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for the Desert Quartzite Solar-plus-Storage project. The project entails a 300 MW solar project, with an additional 600 MW battery energy storage system. The project is expected to begin the delivery of clean electricity to the Alliance’s customers across Los Angeles and Ventura counties in February 2024.

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Wärtsilä to deliver 100MW of energy storage in England

Wärtsilä, a technology company, will supply Pivot Power, a subsidiary of EDF Renewables, with 100MW / 200MWh of energy storage systems for its next two projects in the West Midlands, England, to support the roll-out of Pivot Power’s revolutionary Energy Superhub concept. Wärtsilä will instal batteries in two locations: Coventry and Sandwell, on the outskirts of Birmingham.

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EDF Renewables acquires 280 MW wind project in Australia

EDF Renewables has acquired a wind farm project in the Australian state of Queensland. The project is expected to have a power generating capacity of about 280 MW and also has approval for a battery storage component. The project, named Banana Range wind project has been purchased from Goldwind Australia and Lacour Energy.

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EDF and Windvision secure 226 MW of onshore wind capacity in France

EDF Renewables and its partner, Windvision have announced that they have secured a 226MW project in France’s latest auction for onshore wind projects. The wind farm known as the ‘ Mont des Quatre Faux project’ will be located near Rethel, in the Ardennes department of France’s Grand Est region. It will be spread across seven municipalities and will be built at an estimated cost of Euro 250 million. Once running, the project will be equipped to fuel the power needs of around 250,000 people.

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EDF Renewables North America completes Desert Harvest 1 and Desert Harvest 2 solar projects

EDF Renewables North America announced the completion and commercial operation of the Desert Harvest 1 (114 MW) and Desert Harvest 2 (100 MW) solar projects. Desert Harvest 1 provides electricity to MCE under a 20 year power purchase agreement (PPA), while Desert Harvest 2 supplies energy and renewable attributes to Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA) under a 25 year renewable energy credit (REC) and Index structure contract.

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