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.