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Capital Energy wins 145.5MW PPA with cement firm

RICHARD HEAP

February 7, 2024

Spanish operator Capital Energy has signed a 145.5MW power purchase agreement to supply a cement manufacturer with electricity from five wind farms in Spain.

Cementos Alfa has agreed to buy 80,000MWh of electricity per year to power its factory in the town of Mata Porquera, Cantabria. The five wind farms are the 48.5MW Morosos, 41.6MW Olea, 27.7MW Cotio, 17.3MW Henestrosas and 10.4MW Ornedo projects.

Juan José Sánchez, chief executive of Capital Energy, said the PPA showed the company’s “commitment not only to the progressive decarbonisation of the economy” and to “the environmental and socioeconomic well-being of Cantabria”.

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