Brazil okays 108 MW from May 31 auction

Wood-based biomass used as a raw material. Source: Andritz (www.andritz.com)

August 7 (Renewables Now) - Brazil's power sector regulator Aneel approved on Tuesday seven green projects with a combined capacity of 108.36 MW from the Roraima state auction held on May 31, 2019.

Approvals have been given to three biofuel and four biomass projects that will use wood chips and residue as fuel. Including conventional sources, Aneel authorised nine winners for a total of 263.51 MW of capacity.

Details on the approved renewable capacity are available in the table bellow.

Winners Projects Type Capacity
Brasil Bio Fuels SA BBF Baliza Biofuel 13.31 MW
Hibrido forte de Sao Joaquim 51.42 MW
Enerplan Pontal Participacoes Societarias SA Palmaplan Energia 2 10.97 MW
Uniagro Comercio de Energia Ltda Bonfim Biomass from wood 8.16 MW
Pau rainha
Santa Luz

All the winning projects have operations scheduled to commence on June 28, 2021, Aneel noted.

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