Brazil okays 401 MW of renewable supply from June 28 auction

Atlas Renewable Energy solar plant in Brazil

October 2 (Renewables Now) - Brazil's power sector regulator Aneel approved on Tuesday the complete winner list from the A-4 energy auction held on June 28, 2019, representing a combined capacity of 401.6 MW.

The approved schemes sum up about 17,497,384.8 MWh at an average price of BRL 140.33 per MWh, or over BRL 2.64 billion (USD 634.77m/EUR 580.64m) in total. Among the winners, solar power was the biggest seller with 203.7 MW across six projects.

The 10 companies that sold their projects have until January 1, 2023 to commence commercial operations of the plants.

More details on the contracted and now approved capacity by Aneel are available in the table below.

Name Source Capacity Owner
Vila Galupo Small hydro (PCH) 5.67 MW Sudoeste Energia Ltda
Celso Ramos 8.3 MW Celesc Geracao SA
Poco Fundo 20.84 MW Cemig GT
Aguas da Serra 22.5 MW CEESAM
Foz de Cedro 24 MW Rio do Cedro Energia Ltda
Vila Alagoas IIII Wind 21 MW Voltalia
Oitis 1 37.1 MW Forca Eolica do Brasil SA
Oitis 8
Milagres I Solar 32.74 MW Lightsource Holdings 1 Limited
Milagres II
Milagres III
Milagres IV
Milagres V
Jaiba SE1 40 MW Canadian Solar Inc
Sonora Biomass 21.39 MW Sonora Estancia SA

(BRL 1 = USD 0.240/EUR 0.220)

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