Brazil regulator receives requests for 149 MW of solar parks
Jul 15, 2014 - Brazilian energy sector watchdog Aneel has received requests from local firm Solyes Geradora de Energia for construction of solar power plants with a capacity of nearly 149 MW, according to publications in the state gazette yesterday.
The firm wants to install five photovoltaic facilities as an independent power producer (IPP) in Bom Jesus da Lapa municipality, Bahia state. The plants will be part of a solar energy complex called Rei do Sol.
Aneel had already registered requests from Solyes for the installation of several other photovoltaic facilities in the same place for an additional capacity of 794 MW.
IPPs are allowed to sell surplus energy and distribute electricity to major consumers, paying concessionaires for the use of transmission lines.
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