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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1ET Solar, a global leading energy solutions provider, announces that its wholly owned subsidiary ET Solutions AG has expanded its portfolio again with two ground-mounted solar projects totaling 10 MWp in the UK for Europe’s leading solar company, Lightsource Renewable Energy. So far, ET Solar’s grid-connected PV projects have reached 75 MWp in the UK.
  • Salesforce has announced its first major renewable energy agreement. The company signed a 12-year wind energy agreement for 40 MW of a new West Virginia wind farm through a virtual power purchase agreement. The electricity generated under the agreement is expected to be 125,000 megawatthours annually, which is more than Salesforce’s data center electricity use in its full fiscal year 2015. The wind farm is expected to be operational by December 2016.
  • Scatec Solar ASA has formally commissioned the 104 MW PV solar plant in Parowan, Utah. The Utah Red Hills Renewable Park (URHRP) is Utah’s first utility-scale solar plant and will more than double the state’s current solar footprint. The plant was commissioned on schedule and constructed in less than a year. The solar farm will generate nearly 210 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity per year to be fed into the grid under a 20 year PPA with PacifiCorp’s Rocky Mountain Power.
  • Martifer Solar has added 7 PV ground plants in a total of 31 MW of new third party O&M contracts to its portfolio in Spain. The plants are located in the Centre and South East of Spain and are being supervised and provided O&M Services for the companies Eland Private Equity and European Energy.
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