March 4 (Renewables Now) - Brazil's power sector regulator Aneel approved on Tuesday 283.45 MW of projects successful in the A-6 tender held on October 18, 2019.
In all, eight power plants -- one wind, two biomass, four small and one large hydro -- received the green light. The tender awarded power purchase agreements (PPA) to projects that will commence supply on January 1, 2025.
More details on the contracted and now approved capacity are available in the table below.
|Caetite D||Wind||27.50 MW|
|Ipiranga Bioenergia Mococa||Biomass||40.20 MW|
|Cerradao 3||Biomass||40 MW|
|Rodeio||Small hydro||9.75 MW|
|Jaspe||Small hydro||5.10 MW|
|Barra das Aguas||Small hydro||8.50 MW|
|Sao Luiz||Small hydro||10.50 MW|
|Sao Roque||Large hydro||141.90 MW|
Aneel has now approved 82 schemes from a total of 91 winning projects. The tender contracted more than 250.14 million MWh of power at an average price of BRL 176.09 per MWh (USD 39/EUR 35).
Nine schemes are still under review due to pending documentation, Aneel noted.
(BRL 1 = USD 0.221/EUR 0.198)