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Brazil clears 68 MW of renewable plants to start operations

Author: Gerry Machen. License: Creative Commons, Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic.

April 20 (Renewables Now) - Brazilian power sector regulator Aneel has given the go-ahead to four renewable power plants with a combined capacity of 67.7 MW to start commercial or test operations.

More details are available in the table below.

Name Type Turbine Capacity State Owner
Vila Acre I Wind 3 6.3 MW Rio Grande do Norte Usina de Energia Eolica Vila Acre I SA
Burica Small Hydropower 2 1.4 MW Rio Grande do Sul Cooperativa de Desenvolvimento Social Entre Rios Ltda
Bom Jesus da Lapa I Solar 32 30 MW Bahia Enel Green Power Bom Jesus da Lapa Solar SA
Bom Jesus da Lapa II

The Burica plant received the green light to commence commercial operations.

The remaining three will go online under test operations. After the test period, if the plants present positive results, they will be allowed to start commercial operations according to Aneel's resolutions.

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