Brazil's power regulator Aneel has authorized pre-commercial tests for 26 wind farms with a combined 583 nameplate capacity.
The authorizations are for all or part of the turbines installed in each park located in the states of Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte and Rio Grande do Sul. Commercial operations will start after tests are concluded.
The farms and capacities authorized were:
Colônia 18.9MW and Taíba Águia 23.1MW – Controlled by
Queiroz Galvão Renováveis
Cerro Chato IV 10MW – Controlled by Eletrosul and Rio Bravo
Eurus VI 8MW – Controlled by Eurus Energias Renováveis
Atlântica II 30MW, Santa Clara I, II, III, IV, V VI 180MW
each – Controlled by CPFL Renováveis
União dos Ventos 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 combined
capacity authorized of 169.6MW – Controlled by Grupo Serveng
Morro dos Ventos I, III, IV, V, IX combined capacity of
144MW – Controlled by Desa