July 7 (Renewables Now) - Brazil's power sector regulator Aneel approved recently eight renewable power plants with a combined capacity of 148.3 MW to begin commercial or test operations.
More details are available in the table below.
|Project name||Type||Capacity green light||State|
|Delta 3 II||Wind||6.9 MW||Maranhao|
|Delta 3 VII||25.3 MW|
|Delta 3 IV||4.6 MW|
|Santo Albano||8.1 MW||Piaui|
|Sao Vicente 14||29.4 MW|
|Agro Trafo||Small hydropower||14 MW||Tocantins|
|UFV Lapa 2||Solar||30 MW||Bahia|
|UFV Lapa 3|
According to Aneel's documents, the Delta 3 VII wind plant together with the Lapa photovoltaic (PV) facilities received the go-ahead for commercial operations, while the remaining five were allowed to start test operations.
After the test period, if the plants present positive results, they will be also cleared to commence commercial operations under Aneel's resolutions.