100MW Brazil PV plant planned

Local officials say Q-Cells is in talks over the project

Local officials say Q-Cells is in talks over the project

Plans are underway to build a 100MW PV power plant in the Brazilian state of São Paulo, Recharge has been told by local officials.

An unnamed major industrial group wants to develop the project in São João da Boa Vista, a municipality 220km west of São Paulo city, according to state secretary of energy José Aníbal.

The PV plant  would be among the largest yet mooted in Brazil or the wider Latin American region.

Aníbal’s deputy Milton Flavio Lautenschlager tells Recharge the developer is in talks with Germany-based PV manufacturer Q-Cells – bought last year by Korea’s Hanwha Group – and a Spanish solar company to jointly build, equip and operate the power plant.

Lautenschlager adds that nothing has yet been agreed, and talks over Log in to read complete article.

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