Brazil green lights 188 MW of green plants to start operations

Wind farm in Brazil. Author: Otávio Nogueira. License: Creative Commons, Attribution 2.0 Generic.

Aug 25 (Renewables Now) - Brazil's power sector regulator Aneel approved eight renewable power plants with a combined capacity of roughly 187.9 MW to begin commercial or test operations.

More details on the power plants are available in the table below.

Plant Name Type Capacity green light State
Rudolf Small hydropower 9.2 MW Santa Catarina
Pirapora 5 Solar 30 MW Minas Gerais
Aura Mangueira VI Wind 27 MW Rio Grande do Sul
Pedra Rajada 12 MW Rio Grande do Norte
Pedra Rajada II 20 MW
Sao Judas 29.9 MW Bahia

The Rudolf small HPP was okayed to start commercial operations, while the remaining seven received the go-ahead for test operations.

After the test period, if the seven plants present positive results, they will also be cleared to commence commercial operations, according to Aneel's documents.

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