Brazil allows 198 MW of wind, solar parks to begin operations

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

January 21 (Renewables Now) - Brazilian power sector regulator Aneel has in recent days allowed seven green power plants with a combined capacity of 197.8 MW to start commercial operations.

One photovoltaic (PV) farm in Bahia, the Juazeiro Solar II facility, has been given permission to start test operation of four blocks. The other power plants are entering commercial operation.

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

Name Capacity State
Delta 6 I (wind) 29.7 MW Maranhao
Paraiso dos Ventos do Nordeste (wind) 27.3 MW Rio Grande do Norte
Boa Esperanca I (wind) 30.8 MW
Paracatu 1 (solar) 33 MW Minas Gerais
Paracatu 3 (solar)
Paracatu 4 (solar)
Juazeiro Solar II 11 MW Bahia
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