Equinix: Equinix signs new solar PPAs in Singapore

Apr 29, 2024 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Colocation firm Equinix has signed long-term Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) to procure renewable energy in Singapore fromSembcorp Industries. Following the agreements, Sembcorp Power will supply a maximum capacity of 75MWp from its solar assets and 30MW from its gas-power generation portfolio to Equinix for up to 18 years.

Raouf Abdel, EVP global operations, Equinix, said: “Equinix made our commitment to 100 percent clean and renewable energy in 2015 and since then, we have been continuously exploring new opportunities to scale and improve the quality of those resources. Our recent PPA agreements in Singapore and Australia are significant steps toward our 2030 goal of 100 percent clean and renewable coverage globally.”

Vickrem Vijayan, head of energy commercial, Singapore, Sembcorp, said: “We are pleased to support Equinix with its first renewable energy PPA in Singapore, as it transitions towards its 2030 sustainability goals. Our unique suite of competitive and green energy solutions will underpin Equinix’s sustainability efforts and environmental stewardship within its data centers, which are a fast-growing cornerstone of the digital economy.”