WINCHESTER, Ind. (Inside INdiana Enterprise) — Houston-based EDP Renewables North America says business operations have begun on the Headwaters II Wind Farm in Randolph County. The corporate says along with the encircling communities, the almost 200-megawatt wind farm will present vitality for Fb (Nasdaq: FB) and Walmart (NYSE: WMT).
The 2 corporations have signed energy buy agreements with EDP Renewables to acquire vitality produced on the wind farm. Fb will obtain 139 megawatts of energy in a 15-year PPA, whereas Walmart’s long-term PPA will present 60 megwatts.
Each corporations say their purpose is to function with 100% renewable vitality and attain net-zero carbon emissions.
“The completion of Headwaters II is a crucial milestone for EDP Renewables North America and the dependable, low-price vitality we work to offer,” mentioned Ryan Brown, an government vice chairman at EDP Renewables North America. “On behalf of EDPR NA, we thank Fb and Walmart for enabling the development and growth of this venture and for driving our shared objectives to offer sustainable operations throughout the financial system.”
Monetary particulars of the 2 PPAs weren’t disclosed.
The Headwaters II Win Farm joins the 200-megawatt Headwaters I Wind Farm, which is already in operation. The 2 areas are a part of almost 1,200 megawatts of renewable vitality developed all through the state by EDPR NA.
The corporate is at present constructing the 200-megawatt Riverstart Photo voltaic Park in Randolph County and plans to start setting up the 204-megawatt Indiana Crossroads II Wind Farm in White County.