Wind power generators have inked power purchase agreements over the past two weeks that cover the output from a gigawatt of installed capacity. The total stock of deals signed has doubled in 2017 to 2.6GW, according to data from trade association WindEurope.
In the latest deal, Norsk Hydro announced on Tuesday a long-term PPA with Swedish wind power firm Markbygden Ett A, which will provide annual baseload supply of 1.65 terawatt hours. This followed a deal last week that saw Swedish utility Vattenfall sign a ten-year contract to power Microsoft's international data centre operations in the Netherlands.
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