April 28 (Renewables Now) – Brazil’s energy sector regulator Aneel authorized a value ceiling for the public sale scheduled for Might 27, 2022, which is able to contract electrical energy from new renewable vitality vegetation.
Dubbed A-4, the public sale will contract hydro, wind, photo voltaic and biomass-based thermal energy initiatives. The best most bidding value is BRL 315 (USD 62.8/EUR 59.4) per MWh.
Total, 75,250 MW have registered with Brazil’s state-owned vitality analysis agency EPE to participate within the bidding course of. Of this, 73,256 MW is wind and photo voltaic.
For initiatives and not using a contract, the preliminary value can be BRL 315 per MWh for hydro and biomass-fired, and BRL 225 per MWh for photo voltaic and wind.
Concerning initiatives with each grants and contracts in place, the preliminary costs can be BRL 268.45/MWh for small and mini-hydro, BRL 187.69/MWh for giant hydro and BRL 204.65/MWh for wind.
A-4 will award energy buy agreements (PPA) with a 15-year time period for wind and photo voltaic, and with 20-year phrases for the opposite sources. Energy provide is scheduled to start out on January 1, 2026.
(BRL 1.0 = USD 0.200/EUR 0.189)
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