August 5 (Renewables Now) – Brazilian utility Neoenergia SA (BVMF:NEOE3) has began the business operation of the primary a part of the 149-MWp Luzia photo voltaic park, the corporate introduced on Thursday.
Situated within the municipality of Santa Luzia, Paraiba state, the photovoltaic (PV) plant is ready to succeed in full business operation within the second half of 2022.
The corporate, which operates because the Brazilian subsidiary of Spain’s Iberdrola SA (BME:IBE), mentioned that within the first six months of 2022, it allotted BRL 436.4 million (USD 82.9m/EUR 81.4m) to the photo voltaic farms that type the advanced.
The photo voltaic plant has already offered 100% of its energy till 2026 underneath an influence buy settlement (PPA) with Brazilian telecom Claro SA.
Neoenergia famous that the PV facility will use the identical substation because the agency’s 471-MW Chafariz wind advanced.
(BRL 1.0 = USD 0.190/EUR 0.187)