February 1 (Renewables Now) - Brazil has allowed six green power facilities with a combined capacity of 141.9 MW to enter the national Incentive Regime for Infrastructure Development (REIDI) and issue infrastructure debentures.
With the permits, the total cost of the projects is estimated at about BRL 688.2 million (USD 188.7m/EUR 164.5m). The schemes also have the status of priority projects which is needed to speed up their implementation.
More details on the projects are available in the table below.
|Name||Source||Capacity||Cost after REIDI||State|
|Serra da Babilonia A||Wind||18.8 MW||BRL 63.5m||Bahia|
|Serra da Babilonia C||23.5 MW||BRL 79.3m|
|Serra da Babilonia E||25.8 MW||BRL 87.3m|
|Serra da Babilonia F||16.4 MW||BRL 55.5m|
|Jerulasem I||29.4 MW||BRL 151.8m||Rio Grande do Norte|
|Lucia Cherobim||Hydro||28 MW||BRL 251m||Parana|
REIDI, launched in 2007, grants tax incentives to companies investing in infrastructure projects within the transport, energy, sanitation and irrigation sectors.
(BRL 1 = USD 0.27/EUR 0.24)