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Brazil okays 217 MW of wind to begin operations

Brazilian wind farm. Author: Carla Wosniak. License: Creative Commons, Attribution 2.0 Generic

September 14 (Renewables Now) - Brazilian power sector regulator Aneel has in recent days allowed eight wind power plants with a combined capacity of 217.4 MW to start commercial or test operations.

More details are available in the table below.

Name Capacity State
Ventos da Bahia I 28.6 MW Bahia
Ventos da Bahia XVIII
Ventos da Bahia IX
Ventos da Bahia III 30.8 MW
Campo Largo XXI 29.7 MW
GE Jangada 23.1 MW Rio Grande do Norte
Dreen Guajiri 21 MW
Aura Lagoa do Barro 01 27 MW Piaui

The Ventos da Bahia wind power plants have received the green light to begin commercial operations while the remaining four farms will go online under test operations.

After their test period, if these plants present positive results, they will be allowed to also start commercial operations, according to Aneel's resolutions.

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