April 11, 2022
Centrica Signs Development Agreement for Grid-Scale Solar Project Pipeline with Push Energy
Centrica Business Solutions has signed a framework agreement with renewable energy developer Push Energy, to build a pipeline of solar farm projects in the UK.
It is part of Centrica Energy Assets’ ambitions to deliver 900 MW of solar and battery storage by 2026.
Push Energy is renowned for its ability to develop, build and operate high-quality renewable energy assets, and has delivered 350MW of grid-scale energy projects and rooftop solar. Centrica Energy Assets, a team created by Centrica Business Solutions to develop large-scale grid-connected solar and battery storage assets in the UK and Europe, will work with Push to take projects from site identification to commercial exploitation.
“This is an important relationship and a big step towards our goal to develop, build, manage and optimize a 900 MW portfolio of Centrica-owned solar and battery projects”
Bill Rees, director of Centrica Energy Assets
Additionally, Centrica will use Push as a turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) provider to build solar projects that are being developed under a framework agreement between Centrica Energy Assets and Push.
Bill Rees, Director of Centrica Energy Assets, said, “This is an important relationship and a big step towards our goal to develop, build, manage and optimize a 900MW portfolio of solar and battery projects. owned by Centrica, which will help provide our customers with clean energy.”
Amit Oza, Commercial Director of Push, said: “Push is committed to helping the UK achieve net zero by 2050, by developing and building sustainable solar farms that give back to the local community. Working with Centrica is a great opportunity that will help us accelerate this process.”
Centrica is committed to achieving Net Zero by 2045 and for its customers by 2050. Reducing the carbon content of the company’s energy supply by supporting the expansion and adoption of clean energy is essential to achieve Net Zero.