Brazil allows 160 MW of wind, solar parks to begin operations

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

December 14 (Renewables Now) - Brazilian power sector regulator Aneel has in recent days allowed seven green power plants with a combined capacity of 160 MW to start commercial operations.

One wind farm in Rio Grande do Norte, the 21-MW Sao Miguel I facility, has been given permission to start test operation. After the test period, if successful, it will also be allowed to enter commercial operations, according to the Aneel's resolutions.

More details on the seven newly operational assets are available in the table below.

Name Type Capacity State
Guimarania 1 Solar 31 MW Minas Gerais
Guimarania 2
Juazeiro Solar I 14 MW Bahia
Juazeiro Solar III 30 MW
Serra da Babilonia II Wind 28.2 MW
Serra da Babilonia IX
Serra da Babilonia VI 25.8 MW
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