World’s largest brewer signs 10-year renewable electricity deal

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“The world’s largest brewer,  AB InBev, has signed a deal with renewable energy developer BayWa r.e that will see the drinks giant purchase 100% renewable electricity for its brewing operations in Europe.

Under the 10-year virtual power purchase agreement, announced on Thursday, the brewer will be supplied with power from two solar facilities that have a “combined power output” of nearly 200 megawatts (MW). Breaking the deal down, AB InBev will get more than 130 MW of these sites’ output.”

“The agreement will cover 14 breweries: five in Belgium, four in Germany, two in the Netherlands, two in the Canary Islands, and one in Luxembourg. The U.K. and Russia have previously signed agreements for renewable electricity.”

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