Brazil allows 84 MW of green power plants to begin operations

Brazil's Copel Cutia Wind Complex in Rio Grande do Norte

November 18 (Renewables Now) - Brazilian power sector regulator Aneel has in recent days allowed seven green power plants with a combined capacity of 83.88 MW to start test or commercial operations.

The Sobrado 1 photovoltaic (PV) plant and the Tamandua Mirim 2 and Acaua wind farms have been given permission to start commercial operations.

The remaining wind power facilities are entering test operations. According to Aneel's resolutions, if these plants prove successful during the test period they will also be allowed to enter commercial operations.

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

Name Type Capacity State
Sobrado 1 Solar 24 MW Bahia
Tamandua Mirim 2 Wind 16 MW
Acaua 6 MW
Corrupiao 3 10 MW
Caititu 2
Caititu 3
Uniao dos Ventos 15 7.88 MW Rio Grande do Norte
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