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May 26 (Renewables Now) - Brazil's state-owned energy research firm EPE unveiled on Wednesday that more than 106 GW of renewable energy projects have been registered for the two auctions that will be held sequentially on September 16, 2022.
The A-5 and A-6 tenders will contract wind, solar photovoltaic (PV) power, hydro, energy from solid urban waste, biomass, biogas, coal and natural gas. Overall, 2,766 energy projects will compete for contracts.
More details are available in the table below.
|Source||A-5 projects||A-5 Capacity||A-6 projects||A-6 Capacity|
|Wind||574||23,156 MW||545||21,590 MW|
|Hydro||91||1,516 MW||99||1,675 MW|
|Biomass||18||1,003 MW||18||1,003 MW|
|Biogas and Coal||6||1,328 MW||-----||-----|
|Solid Urban Waste||10||180 MW||9||176 MW|
|Natural Gas||-----||-----||51||31,689 MW|
The winners will secure power purchase agreements (PPA) with a 15-year term for wind and solar, and 20 years for the remaining projects.
Power supply is set to commence on January 1, 2027 for A-5 and January 1, 2028 for A-6 winners, the government said previously.