, Australia
Photo by Magda Ehlers from Pexels.

RATCH Group's Australian subsidiary inks 10-year PPA with ZEN Energy

The Collector Wind Farm and Starfish Hill Wind Farm will supply electricity to ZEN Energy.

RATCH Group’s Australia subsidiary signed a 10-year private power purchase agreement (PPA) with ZEN Energy Retail to deliver electricity from its wind farm to the local electricity retailer.

In a statement, Thailand’s RATCH Group said ZEN Energy will take 20.6% of the power generated from the 226.8-megawatt (MW) Collector Wind Farm in New South Wales.

The wind farm now has three off-takers which include Iberdrola Australia Energy Markets at 60% and ALDI Food Pty Ltd at 19.4%.

ZEN Energy will also take all the electricity produced from the 33 MW Starfish Hill Wind Farm in South Australia.

ALSO READ: RATCH starts operations of Hin Kong Power Plant Block 1

RATCH Australia is operating 887.69 MW of renewable energy generation, said RATCH Group CEO Choosri Kietkajornkul. The subsidiary is also developing 514 MW of renewable energy projects.

“In the meantime, it has been dealing a long-term PPA with business partners who look for renewable electricity to achieve their greenhouse gas reduction and/or net zero emission goals,” Choosri said.

“To date, the development of a New South Wales-base 152-MW solar power project combined with 81-MW battery energy storage system is ongoing progressively and expects commercial operation in 2026 which consequently strengthens the company's financial stability,” she added.

Follow the link for more news on

Join Asian Power community
Since you're here...

...there are many ways you can work with us to advertise your company and connect to your customers. Our team can help you dight and create an advertising campaign, in print and digital, on this website and in print magazine.

We can also organize a real life or digital event for you and find thought leader speakers as well as industry leaders, who could be your potential partners, to join the event. We also run some awards programmes which give you an opportunity to be recognized for your achievements during the year and you can join this as a participant or a sponsor.

Let us help you drive your business forward with a good partnership!

Exclusives

India removes licence requirement to build transmission lines for bulk consumers
The rule applies to those with at least 25 MW of load for inter-state connection and at least 10 MW for intra-state.
NEFIN Group works double time to catch up on projects
CEO Glenn Lim explains how a delay turned out good as the company aims to reach 667 MW of capacity by 2026.
Summit Power International provides vital LNG support to Bangladesh
Without cross-border electricity supply, LNG is needed by a country facing geographical constraints to deploy renewables.