Brazil allows 254.5 MW of solar plants to begin operations

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December 2 (Renewables Now) - Brazilian power sector regulator Aneel has in recent days allowed nine solar power plants with a combined capacity of 254.49 MW to start test or commercial operations.

The Sao Goncalo 1 and 22 photovoltaic (PV) plants have been given permission to enter test operations. According to Aneel's resolutions, if the test period proves successful, they will also be allowed to enter commercial operations.

The remaining facilities are entering commercial operations. More details on the five newly operational assets are available in the table below.

Name Capacity State
Solar Barreiras I 11.83 MW Bahia
Solar Barreiras II 23.66 MW
Solar Barreiras III
Solar Barreiras IV
Sao Goncalo 1 45.68 MW Piaui
Sao Goncalo 22 50 MW
Agua Vermelha IV 15.2 MW Sao Paulo
Agua Vermelha V 30.4 MW
Agua Vermelha VI
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