Brazil allows 206 MW of wind, solar parks to begin operations

Solar farm. Author: Alan Levine.

February 19 (Renewables Now) - Brazilian power sector regulator Aneel has in recent days allowed eight renewable power plants with a combined capacity of 206 MW to start test or commercial operations.

The Corrupiao 3 and Carcara wind farms have been given permission to start commercial operations. The remaining photovoltaic (PV) power facilities are entering test operations.

According to Aneel's resolutions, if these PV plants prove successful during the test period they will also be allowed to enter commercial operations.

More details are available in the table below.

Name Type Capacity State
EOL Corrupiao 3 Wind 10 MW Piaui
EOL Carcara Wind 10 MW Bahia
UFV Etesa 17 - Sao Joao do Piaui I Solar 32.16 MW Piaui
UFV Etesa 18 - Sao Joao do Piaui II Solar 32.16 MW Piaui
UFV Etesa 19 - Sao Joao do Piaui III Solar 32.16 MW Piaui
UFV Etesa 20 - Sao Joao do Piaui IV Solar 28.84 MW Piaui
UFV Etesa 21 - Sao Joao do Piaui V Solar 28.84 MW Piaui
UFV Etesa 22 - Sao Joao do Piaui VI Solar 31.88 MW Piaui
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