Round-up of renewable energy PPA news (Apr 28-May 12)

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May 13 (Renewables Now) - BASF, Amazon, Clorox, T-Mobile and Vodafone are among the big names that have recently agreed renewable power supply for their operations in different parts of the world, including in China, the US and Poland.

Our latest round-up starts, as usual, with the most recent PPA news by Renewables Now. You can also get it straight in your inbox by subscribing here:

-- Mytilineos solar parks to supply Vodafone's UK ops for 10 years
British telecoms giant Vodafone Group Plc (LON:VOD) has committed to procuring power from three solar parks that Greek industrial group Mytilineos SA (FRA:MYH) will build in England.

-- Brookfield agrees green power supply for new BASF factory in China
Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management Inc (TSE: BAM.A) will develop and build solar and wind plants to supply green power to a large chemicals production site that German major BASF SE (ETR:BAS) is building in the Chinese coastal city of Zhanjiang.

-- Capstone inks PPA for 192-MW wind project in Alberta, orders SG turbines
Capstone Infrastructure Corp (TSE:CSE-A) has clinched a long-term deal to sell power from 105 MW of wind turbine capacity coming from its 192-MW Wild Rose 2 wind project in the Canadian province of Alberta.

-- BayWa r.e. plans tender for 10 TWh of renewable power in Europe
Renewables developer and power producer BayWa r.e. AG intends to issue a tender for corporate PPAs in the autumn of 2022.

-- Car parts maker ZF to power German operations with wind energy
Automotive supplier ZF is stepping up its decarbonisation efforts with the signing of PPAs that will supply up to 210 GWh of wind power per year through 2025 for the group's plants and offices across Germany.

-- Amazon agrees 450-MW solar purchase in California with AES Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) has committed to buying electricity from 450 MW of solar parks to power its data centres in California under a deal with power distributor AES Corp (NYSE:AES).

-- Telenor in Norway to buy power from 260-MW Swedish wind farm
Telenor Infra AS, a telecom infrastructure provider in Norway, will be getting 330 GWh of power annually from a 260-MW wind farm in Sweden under a contract with Hydro Energi AS.

-- AES to porvide renewable power to Microsoft data centres in California
US power generation group AES Corp (NYSE:AES) announced a 20-year agreement with Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) to supply the tech group’s data centres in California with renewable energy.

-- Atlas, Hydro Rein to build 438-MW solar park in Brazil to serve Albras
Albras, the largest producer of primary aluminum in Brazil, will be buying electricity from a new 438-MW solar power plant to supply its facility in the state of Para.

-- India's ReNew bags roughly 2 GW of solar PPAs
Indian renewables company ReNew Energy Global plc (NASDAQ:RNW) has signed PPAs with utilities and corporate off-takers in India involving around 2 GW of solar energy.

-- Bleach maker Clorox signs 47-MW wind VPPA with Enel
US consumer and professional products maker The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has sealed a virtual PPA for electricity coming from 47 MW of wind turbines owned by Enel Green Power North America.

-- Greenvolt signs 98-MW renewable PPA with T-Mobile Polska
Portuguese renewables company Greenvolt - Energias Renovaveis SA (ELI:GVOLT) has secured a power purchase agreement to deliver 98 MW of wind and solar power to Polish telecommunications operator T-Mobile Polska.

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