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to-the-point: Brazil okays 118 MW of renewable energy plants to start operations

Wind farm in Brazil. Author: Otávio Nogueira. License: Creative Commons, Attribution 2.0 Generic.

December 1 (Renewables Now) - Brazilian power sector regulator Aneel has approved six green power plants with a combined capacity of some 118.2 MW to start commercial or test operations.

More details are available in the table below.

Name Type Capcity State Owner
Santo Inacio III Wind 29.4 MW Ceara Alianca Energia
Santo Inacio IV 23.1 MW
Sao Raimundo
Ituverava 2 Solar 10 MW Bahia Enel Green Power
Canhadao Small hydro Parana Canhadao Producao de Energia Eletrica
Ado Popinhak 22.6 MW Santa Catarina Companhia Energetica Canoas

The Ituverava 2 photovoltaic (PV) plant received the green light to commence commercial operations while the remaining five will go online under test operations. After the test period, if the plants present positive results, they will be allowed to start commercial operations.

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