EDF Renewables and PGGM Sign Agreements on Wind and Solar Projects in the United States

Renewables North America announced today the signing of two
Purchase and Sale Agreements (PSA) by which PGGM
Infrastructure Fund will acquire a 50 percent ownership
interest in the following projects: Glacier’s Edge Wind and Valentine
Solar. Combined capacity of the projects is 332 megawatts (MW).
Completion of the transaction is subject to regulatory approval and
customary conditions precedent.

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This transaction follows on an earlier agreement between the two
companies concerning three projects for 588 MW. Total capacity of the
portfolio (five projects in total) is 920 MW. EDF Renewables will remain
a 50 percent co-owner and provide management as well as operations and
maintenance services.

The agreement with EDF Renewables is part of PGGM’s fast-growing
portfolio of investments in climate solutions for PFZW, the pension fund
for Dutch healthcare workers. At this stage PGGM has realized €7 bn. of
these investments both in private and public markets. These investments
generate market rate financial returns and have measurable positive
impact on the world’s carbon footprint.

Nate McMurry, director, divestiture and portfolio strategy for EDF
Renewables commented, “PGGM is an ideal partner for this large portfolio
of EDF Renewables developed projects. Their focus on long-term
investments and interest in a diverse portfolio of wind and solar
projects is well aligned with our strategy in North America. This equity
partnership with PGGM will help to facilitate EDF Renewables growth.”

Erik van de Brake, head of infrastructure at PGGM commented, “EDF
Renewables has a long track record of successful investments in the
American sustainable energy market. The PGGM Infrastructure Fund is
looking forward to building a strong long-term partnership with EDF

EDF Renewables is one of the largest renewable energy developers in
North America with 10 gigawatts of wind, solar, storage, biomass and
biogas projects developed throughout the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

About EDF Renewables:

EDF Renewables is a market leading independent power producer and
service provider with over 30 years of expertise in renewable energy.
The Company delivers grid-scale power: wind (onshore and offshore),
solar photovoltaic, and storage projects; distributed solutions: solar,
solar+storage, EV charging and energy management; and asset
optimization: technical, operational, and commercial skills to maximize
performance of generating projects. EDF Renewables’ North American
portfolio consists of 10 GW of developed projects and 10 GW under
service contracts. EDF Renewables is a subsidiary of EDF Energies
Nouvelles, the dedicated renewable energy affiliate of the EDF Group.For
more information visit: www.edf-re.com

About PGGM:

PGGM is a cooperative Dutch pension fund service provider. Institutional
clients are offered: asset management, pension fund management, policy
advice and management support. On June 30, 2018 PGGM had EUR 215 billion
in assets under management and was administrating pensions of 4.2
million participants. Around 750,000 workers in the Dutch healthcare are
connected to PGGM&CO, our members organization. Either alone or together
with strategic partners, PGGM develops future solutions by linking
together pension, care, housing and work.www.pggm.nl

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