The Enel Group’s Brazilian renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações Ltda (EGPB). The firm has began the development of 5 new renewable vegetation in northeastern Brazil, particularly 4 wind farms and one photo voltaic plant for a complete of 1.three GW of latest capability. In Piauí, the corporate is constructing the 396 MW Lagoa dos Ventos III wind farm and the 256 MW São Gonçalo III photo voltaic park. The remaining three wind tasks – Morro do Chapéu Sul II (353 MW), Cumaru (206 MW) and Fontes dos Ventos II (99 MW) – are being constructed within the states of Bahia, Rio Grande do Norte and Pernambuco, respectively.
The Enel Group is investing about 5.6 billion Brazilian reais within the building of those tasks, the equal of roughly 1.1 billion US at present change charges. Once totally operational, the 5 new parks will be capable to generate greater than 5.5 TWh of power per 12 months
São Gonçalo III (256 MW), whose building will contain an funding of round 142 million US , is positioned within the municipality of São Gonçalo do Gurguéia within the State of Piauí, the place the 608 MW São Gonçalo photo voltaic park, 475 MW of that are already in operation and a 133 MW enlargement is within the last building part, can also be positioned. With the addition of the brand new 256 MW mission, the general put in capability of São Gonçalo, which is South America’s largest photo voltaic park, will quantity to round 864 MW.
Morro do Chapéu Sul II (353 MW) is positioned within the municipalities of Morro do Chapéu and Cafarnaum, within the State of Bahia, in the identical area the place the already operational 172 MW Morro do Chapéu Sul wind farm, which began operations in January 2018, is positioned. The building of Morro do Chapéu Sul II would require an funding of approx. 340 million US .
The 206 MW Cumaru wind farm is positioned within the municipality of São Miguel do Gostoso, within the State of Rio Grande do Norte and its building would require an funding of round 184 million US .
The 99 MW Fontes dos Ventos II wind farm is positioned within the municipality of Tacaratu, within the State of Pernambuco, the place, since 2015, Enel Green Power has been working Brazil’s first wind-solar hybrid plant, which mixes the Fontes dos Ventos I wind farm and Fontes Solar mission, for an general put in capability of 89.9 MW. The building of Fontes dos Ventos II would require an funding of round 84 million US .
In Brazil, the Enel Group, headquartered in Rome, Italy, by its subsidiaries EGPB and Enel Brasil, has a complete renewable put in capability of over three.four GW, of which 1,210 MW are wind, 979 MW photo voltaic and 1,269 MW hydroelectric.
(Source and picture: Enel – Enel trainees in Brazil)
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