Dec 17, 2014 - Brazilian electricity sector regulator Aneel has allowed local firm OEA Eolica Corredor do Senandes IV SA to start test operation of its 29.7-MW wind plant in Rio Grande do Sul state as of Tuesday.
The company was allowed to start up Units 1 to 11. It could request a permit for commercial operation only after the completion of the test phase.
Located in Rio Grande municipality, Corredor do Senandes IV is one of four wind farms of the Corredor do Senandes complex, the first wind energy undertaking of Brazilian company Odebrecht Energia. The complex will have a total installed capacity of 108 MW connected to the network of power utility Companhia Estadual de Energia Eletrica (CEEE).
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