EDF Renewables and Total Eren sign PPA for more than 700 MW of solar energy in India
Post date: 09/07/2019 - 17:19
French Independent Power Producer (IPP) Total Eren SA and EDF Renewables announced the signature of four 25-year long term Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) for four solar power projects totaling 716 MW of installed capacities in northern India. These projects have been awarded to EDEN Renewables India, their solar photovoltaic equally owned joint venture in India.
EDEN Renewables India signed a PPA with the Federal governmental agency Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for a solar project with a capacity of 450 MW, located in the State of Rajasthan, furthermore three PPAs for two solar projects of 98 MW each and one of 70 MW in the framework of tender launched by the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Power output is expected to be around 1,200 GWh per year. 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 jointly owned by the two partners in India since 2016. Through their local presence and their team of experts based in Delhi, EDF Renewables and Total Eren already operate four solar power plants in India totaling 207 MW of installed capacity in the states of Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh.