Securing PPA for an Additional 153-Megawatt Wind Energy Project
April 6, 2020 (Houston, TX) – 547 Energy, LLC (547 Energy), the renewable energy platform of Quantum Energy Partners, announced today that its affiliate, 547 Energy International European Holdings, LLC, in partnership with ENORA S.A. (ENORA), has been awarded a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) by Greece’s Regulatory Authority for Energy (RAE) for a 153 megawatt (MW) wind energy project. The project, located in the Regional Units of Imathia and Kozani, brings the total number of wind energy PPAs jointly awarded to 547 Energy and ENORA to five, totaling 288 MW.
“Our continued success with ENORA in Greece’s latest technology-neutral auction demonstrates how quickly we have built our new renewable energy platform into a market leader,” said Gabriel Alonso, CEO & President of 547 Energy. “We are pleased at the outcome of this auction and are grateful to our partner, ENORA, for the instrumental role it plays in advancing the adoption of clean energy generation in Greece. We commend the leadership at the Ministry of Energy and the Regulatory Authority for Energy for administering another highly successful auction despite the unprecedented challenges arising from recent global events.”
ENORA is a subsidiary of ENTEKA S.A., which was established in 1984 and is one of the leaders of the renewable energy sector in Greece. Panagiotis Papastamatiou, Development Director of ENTEKA, remarked, “We are pleased that our projects were the only wind projects submitted to the Common Competitive auction and that we won despite significant competition from solar. We look forward to utilizing our extensive development, construction, and operations experience to bring the largest wind farm in Greece to fruition. Greece is making great progress in renewables. 2019 was a record year for wind energy project growth and this momentum has continued into 2020. Our joint venture with 547 Energy will continue to support Greece in achieving its 2030 renewable energy goals.”
The 153 MW wind project awarded will support the Greece’s efforts to achieve the significant energy and climate targets included in its Energy Plan for 2030.
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About 547 Energy
547 Energy aims to maximize value for its investors by partnering with leading entrepreneurs who are driving growth in the clean energy economy. To date, 547 Energy has invested in ConnectGen, LLC and ENORA S.A. 547 Energy was founded and is led by industry veteran Gabriel Alonso and is backed by Quantum Energy Partners, a leading provider of capital to the global energy industry. For more information on 547 Energy, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Joe Sy at (713) 452-2189.
Why the name 547 Energy?
The human eye sees color over wavelengths ranging from approximately 400 nanometers (violet) to 700 nanometers (red). A wavelength of 547 nanometers is visible as “electric green”. At 547 Energy, we help sophisticated entrepreneurs and experienced developers power the green energy economy.
About Quantum Energy Partners
Founded in 1998, Quantum Energy Partners is a leading provider of private equity capital to the global energy industry, having managed together with its affiliates more than $17 billion in equity commitments since inception. For more information on Quantum, please visit www.quantumep.com or contact Michael Dalton at (713) 452-2110.
ENORA is a renewable energy developer and operator in Greece, part of ENTEKA Group which have more than 30 years of experience developing, construction and operating wind and solar energy projects. For more information on ENORA, please contact Panagiotis Papastamatiou at (+30) 21 0681 6803.