OVH Group: OVHcloud's solar PPA with EDF

Dec 15, 2021 | Posted by MadalineDunn

OVHcloud has announced it has signed a 15-year renewable power purchase agreement (PPA) with EDF Renewables, whereby the energy company will supply electricity from its 50MW solar power plant, located in the south of France. The solar plant is expected to be operational by 2024

“We are proud to have agreed a long-term partnership between EDF Renewables and OVHcloud and to be supporting its decarbonization drive,” said Nicolas Couderc, EDF Renewables’ executive vice-president, France, adding: This deal also represents a step forward in the execution of EDF’s Solar Plan, which aims to make the Group a leading player in solar energy in France, with market share of 30 percent by 2035.”

Meanwhile, François Sterin, OVHcloud’s Chief Industry Officer, commenced: “OVHcloud has always invested in achieving energy performance and efficiency standards. We are delighted to be upholding this commitment by securing a competitively priced and responsible energy supply over the long term and working together with a partner of EDF Renewables’ caliber.”