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.
|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|