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Brazil okays 148 MW of green plants to commence operations

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

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.

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