Enel to proceed with test operation of 29.5 MW of renewables in Brazil

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October 13 (Renewables Now) - Brazilian power sector watchdog Aneel has given the green light to the start of test operations of 29.47 MW of wind and solar parks owned by local units of Italian firm Enel Green Power SpA.

Aneel's approval allows the company to generate power from three wind plants -- Tacaico II, Ventos de Santa Esperanca 21 and 22 -- and one photovoltaic (PV) farm named Sao Goncalo 15. The wind turbines are situated in the states of Bahia and Pernambuco, while the PV facility is based in Piaui.

According to Aneel's past resolutions, if these renewable energy plants are successful during the test period, they will be allowed to enter commercial operations.

More details are available in the table below.

Plant Type Capacity
Ventos de Santa Esperanca 21 Wind 8.4 MW
Ventos de Santa Esperanca 22 Wind 8.4 MW
Tacaico II Wind 5.5 MW
Sao Goncalo Solar 7.17 MW

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