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Scout signs 50MW PPA at 180MW Texas project

RICHARD HEAP

April 19, 2024

Scout Clean Energy has signed a 50MW deal to supply animal health company Zoetis with electricity from the 180MW Heart of Texas wind farm.

The virtual power purchase agreement is set to last 12 years. Michael Rucker, chief executive and founder at Scout, said the Heart of Texas project “will deliver excellent value to Zoetis as it pursues carbon neutrality.” The scheme was commissioned in McCulloch County, Texas, in 2020.

Jeannette Ferran Astorga, executive vice president, corporate affairs, communications and chief sustainability officer at Zoetis, said: “This partnership with Scout Clean Energy reflects our priority to advance sustainability in animal health for a better future. Through this virtual power purchase agreement, we are not only securing renewable energy, but also advancing how we can reduce our carbon footprint.”

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