Brazil allows 118.5 MW of green plants to begin operations

Wind farm in Brazil. Author: Otávio Nogueira. License: Creative Commons, Attribution 2.0 Generic.

February 1 (Renewables Now) - Brazilian power sector regulator Aneel has in recent days allowed seven green power plants with a combined capacity of 118.5 MW to start test and commercial operations.

Certain hydropower and photovoltaic (PV) plants, as well as the Umburanas wind farms, have been given permission to start test operations. According to Aneel's resolutions, if the plant is proven successful during its test period it will also be allowed to enter commercial operations.

The other power facilities are entering commercial operation. More details on the seven newly operational assets are available in the table below.

Name Type Capacity State
PCH Fortuna II Hydro 3 MW Minas Gerais
Sol Maior 2 Solar 5 MW Tocantins
Umburanas 11 Wind 15 MW Bahia
Umburanas 19 25 MW
Sao Bento do Norte I 23.1 MW Rio Grande do Norte
Sao Bento do Norte II
Delta 6 II 24.3 MW Maranhao
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