BA Glass Group to offtake 12.4 MW of photo voltaic in Portugal

France’s Voltalia SA (EPA:VLTSA) has signed a deal to provide glass packaging producer BA Glass Group with clear energy from a part of the 50.6-MW Garrido photo voltaic cluster in Portugal which has began feeding the primary kilowatt-hours into the grid.

The 15-year energy buy settlement (PPA) envisages the supply of electrical energy from two photo voltaic crops within the cluster with a mixed capability of 12.4 MW, Voltalia stated on Tuesday.

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Garrido consists of 5 photo voltaic initiatives — the 23.8-MWp Alcochete, the 11.8-MWp Pinhal Novo, the 11.4-MWp Antuzede, the two.4-MWp Vale Serrao and 1.2-MWp Oliveira de Frades farms. When absolutely operational, the cluster ought to be capable of offset greater than 46,685 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions yearly.

With this new settlement, Voltalia famous it has now secured your entire capability of the cluster underneath long-term company PPAs.


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