Equinix: Equinix signs new energy deal in Portugal with Sonnedix

Dec 05, 2023 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Equinix announced this week that it signed a ten-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to procure solar energy in Portugal Sonnedix’s first Portuguese solar PV project, the 149MW Sonnedix Douro.

Axel Thiemann, CEO of Sonnedix, said, “We are very pleased to be extending our relationship with Equinix across Iberia. This agreement, our first PPA in Portugal, establishes our commercial presence in an important growth market as we continue to expand and convert our pipeline of projects.”

Carlos Paulino, Equinix managing director in Portugal, added, “This deal reinforces Portugal’s position in the EMEA renewable energy market and demonstrates Equinix’s commitment to sustainability, not just in Portugal but across the world. Equinix was the first in the data center in the industry to commit to becoming climate neutral by 2030, aligned to science-based targets, and we plan to continue seeking opportunities such as this new solar PPA and other innovations to support renewable power generation.”

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