Bioenergy sells 2.5 MWh at Brazil first solar power tender - report
Aug 13, 2012 - Brazilian renewable energy generation company Bioenergy sold about 2.5 MWh at the first in the country solar power auction on the free market, held on August 7, local media reported on Friday.
The energy was sold a bit above the tender's floor price set at BRL 250 per MWh (USD 124.03/EUR 100.92), according to Bioenergy's CEO, Sergio Marques.
The company plans to generate the power at a 3-MW PV plant, to be built in the Bom Jesus da Lapa municipality of northeastern Bahia state. The facility will absorb investments of between BRL 20 million and BRL 22 million.
At a parallel wind energy auction, held by Bioenergy in the same day, the company managed to commercialise 10 MWh, at an average price of BRL 120 per MWh.