photovoltaic Voltalia believes that this is the largest renewable electricity supply contract ever signed in France between an electricity producer and a customer company
This file photo taken on October 17, 2022 shows the Renault logo on the first day of the Paris Motor Show. the automobile of Paris. — Eric PIERMONT
The French electricity producer renewable energy Voltalia announced on Thursday the signing with Renault of an electricity supply contract; solar for a power of 350 megawatts, which will allow the car manufacturer to cover up to half term of its electricity consumption. Voltalia believes it’s the biggest electricity supply contract yet. renewable never signed in France between an electricity producer; and a corporate client.
“The contract covers a total capacity of 350 megawatts representing the production of approximately 500 gigawatt hours per year. Lasting 15 years, this is an unprecedented commitment in France in terms of power,” Voltalia in a press release.
This group produces and sells electricity. from its wind, solar, hydraulic, biomass and storage facilities. Thanks to the photovoltaic panels which will be installed on Renault sites by Voltalia, the capacity update the car manufacturer's disposal will be “100 MW” from 2025” and will reach 350 MW in 2027, enabling Renault to cover “until’ 50% of electricity consumption of its production activities” in France, underlines Voltalia. Renault has set itself to halve the carbon emissions of its sites by 2030, compared to 2019.