Brazil energy min includes five power projects in REIDI
Dec 30, 2011 - Brazil's Ministry of Mines and Energy on Wednesday included two thermoelectric power plants (TPP), two wind parks and one small-scale hydroelectric power plant (HPP) in the Government's Incentive Regime for Infrastructure Development REIDI.
The TPPs are the Coopcana unit, in southern Parana state, and the Bio Alvorada plant in southeastern Minas Gerais state, with 50 MW of installed capacity each.
The wind parks are the Vento Aragano I, in southernmost Rio Grande do Sul state, with capacity of 28.8 MW, and the Miassaba III venture, in northeastern Rio Grande do Norte state, with 50.4 MW capacity.
The 4.5 MW Embauba small-scale HPP, situated in western Mato Grosso state, will also benefit form the incentive regime.
REIDI, launched in 2007, grants tax incentives to companies investing in infrastructure projects in the transportation, ports, energy, sanitation and irrigation sectors.