Brazil switches on 1.2 MWp floating photo voltaic farm in Minas Gerais

A consortium fashioned by Brazilian cooperative Creral and native engineering agency Mil Engenharia has put into operation a 1.2-MWp floating solar energy plant within the southeastern state of Minas Gerais.

The Veredas Sol e Lares plant was arrange on the lake of the Santa Marta small hydropower plant, within the Grao Mogol municipality. In response to Creral, the photo voltaic array is the biggest of its sort within the nation.

With 3,050 monocrystalline, twin glass and skinny movie photovoltaic (PV) panels, Veredas Sol e Lares must be able to producing sufficient clear electrical energy to fulfill the demand of 1,250 households underneath the distant self-consumption distributed technology (DG) mannequin.

The floating photo voltaic park is owned by the State Affiliation for Environmental and Social Defence (AEDAS) and acquired funding from the analysis and improvement programme of Brazilian utility Cia Energetica de Minas Gerais SA (BVMF:CMIG4), higher generally known as Cemig.

Creral famous the consortium will likely be answerable for the plant’s operation for one 12 months.

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