Total, EDF joint venture signs agreements for 716MW of new solar in India

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享PV Tech:Total Eren and EDF Renewables have signed 25-year power purchase agreements (PPAs), for four solar power projects totaling 716MW of capacity in northern India.A 50:50 joint venture between the two firms, known as EDEN Renewables India, signed a PPA with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for a 450MW project in the state of Rajasthan at the end of June. It has also last year signed PPAs for two 98MW projects and one 70MW installation with the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) – a distribution company based in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.The projects, with a planned production of nearly 1,200 GWh per year, will be able to supply power to the equivalent of 1.1 million Indian households. Their construction is due to start by the end of this year and commissioning is expected towards the end of 2020.EDEN Renewables India has been developing, building and operating solar projects in India since 2016 and the two parties have four projects totaling 207MW already deployed in Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh. It has participated in several competitive tenders as part of this.Frédéric Belloy, EVP, International Operations at EDF Renewables, added: “These large-scale projects are a lever for local economic development, they enable us to strengthen our presence in India and consider new projects in this country which represents a strategic market for EDF Renewables. These landmarks projects fit perfectly with the EDF Group’s Cap 2030 strategy of doubling its renewable energy capacity in operation between 2015 and 2030 in France and worldwide.”More: Total Eren and EDF sign PPAs for 700MW of solar in India Total, EDF joint venture signs agreements for 716MW of new solar in Indialast_img

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