Teck signs 72-MW renewable PPA with AES in Chile

AES Corp will supply 72 MW of renewable power to a Chilean copper mining company owned by Teck Resources Ltd. Under the the long-term power purchase agreement (PPA), inked by the Chilean affiliates Compania Minera Teck Carmen de Andacollo SA and AES Gener SA, the former will buy 100% renewable electricity from AES Gener’s growing wind, solar and hydro portfolio. The contract became effective on September 1 and will run to the end of 2031. Teck will be getting 550 GWh per year of clean electricity for the Carmen de Andacollo copper mine, avoiding around 200,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions annually.

Source: Renewables Now