25 Dec 2019

EDF Sells 100MW California Sun

25 Dec 2019  by Renews.BIZ   

EDF Renewables North America is to supply 100MW of electricity from the Maverick 6 solar farm in California to community energy aggregator CleanPowerSF under a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA).

Maverick 6 is part of the Palen Solar site and is expected to come online by the end of 2021.

Palen Solar site encompasses multiple solar farms located in Riverside County on 1270 hectares of federal lands within a solar energy zone and development focus area, managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

BLM completed the federal permitting process, issuing the project a record of decision in October 2018.

Several PPAs have been awarded for the site, including the Maverick 6 deal.

Other deals include 125MW for Southern California Edison from Maverick 1 and 100MW and 132MW for Shell Energy North America from Maverick 5 and 7 respectively.

EDF Renewables vice president of power marketing Dai Owen said: “EDF Renewables is pleased to partner on our first power purchase agreement with CleanPowerSF that will support the construction of the Maverick 6 project.

“We commend CleanPowerSF on this important milestone towards meeting their goal of supporting stable energy prices and new clean energy infrastructure and we look forward to building upon this opportunity in the future.

“This contract marks the Company’s 5th PPA with a community choice aggregator; we are proud to be a reliable partner for the growing CCA community.”

CleanPowerSF is a not-for-profit program operated by San Francisco Public Utilities Commission to provide San Francisco residents and businesses with the choice of having electricity supplied from renewable sources at competitive rates.

It serves more than 376,000 customers.

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission general manager Harlan Kelly said: “We’re thrilled to support EDF Renewables’ Maverick 6 Solar Project and provide clean, safe and reliable energy to our customers in San Francisco.

“By signing this agreement, we’ll make a significant investment in our clean energy future.”


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