By Milton Leal in Sao Paulo
Wednesday, January 29 2014
Updated: Wednesday, January 29 2014
According to the country's
official bulletin, only wind, hydro and thermal projects are eligible to the
competition. Solar power – included in 2013 tenders – has been excluded this
Power-purchase agreements (PPAs)
to be offered for wind projects will have a timespan of 20 years. The output is
expected to be delivered by January 2017.
Investors will have to
sell at least 70% of the power production via contracts with distribution
companies. The remaining output could be sold in the unregulated market.
Developers willing to
participate in the A-3 tender have to register their projects with Brazil's
Energy Planning Agency (EPE) by 28 February.
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