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San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has signed five new renewable power purchase agreements (PPAs) totaling nearly 62 MW of solar and wind energy.

SDG&E has entered into a 20 MW solar contract with E.ON Climate and Renewables LLC for a facility to be built in Kern County, a 7 MW solar contract with Northlight Power and another 20 MW contract with Silverado Power LLC. In addition, the utility has signed two PPAs totaling 14.7 MW with TerraGen Development Co. LLC for two wind projects located in Kern and Riverside counties.

SDG&E notes that it has signed 36 renewable contracts totaling over 1.75 GW of generation capacity over the past two years, putting the utility in a position to maintain California's 20% renewable portfolio standard (RPS) requirements in the 2011-to-2013 time frame and meet the 33% by 2020 RPS mandate.

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