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May 30 (Renewables Now) - Brazil has awarded renewable power supply contracts to projects with a combined capacity of around 947.9 MW in Friday's tender, the Power Trading Chamber (CCEE) announced.
Dubbed A-4, the tender negotiated energy from hydro, wind, solar and biomass-based thermal sources. The contracts signed represent more than BRL 7 billion (USD 1.5bn/EUR 1.4bn) in future investments.
Details on all contracted capacity by source are available in the table below.
|Source||Number of projects||Capacity|
According to a previous statement, the duration of the power purchase agreements (PPAs) awarded by the Brazilian government is 15 years for wind and solar. The term for other sources is 20 years.
Power supply is scheduled to start on January 1, 2026.
(BRL 1.0 = USD 0.210/EUR 0.196)