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Acciona signs energy supply contract with Movistar Chile

Apr 6 (Reuters) – Spanish group Acciona has signed a contract to supply long-term renewable energy (PPA) to Movistar Chile, in an agreement for which financial details have not been disclosed.

As reported by Acciona in a press release, the contract will allow 40% of the total network of the telecommunications company – a subsidiary of the also Spanish Telefónica – to be supplied with clean energy.

“This will allow Movistar Chile to reduce its CO2 emissions by 42,400 tons, the impact of which is similar to that of taking about 23,000 cars out of circulation for a year or the carbon capture of 75,000 trees for 25 years,” said Acciona.

Acciona will supply Movistar Chile with 108GWh of clean energy per year, which means doubling the green electricity supply it provides to the Telefónica Group.

In June of last year, Acciona signed a contract to provide 100GWh of renewable electricity per year for the next ten years for Telefónica’s data processing facilities, offices and work centers in Spain.

(Information from Tomás Cobos, edited by Michael Susin)

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