Assu Solar PV Park is a 36.72MW solar PV power project. It is located in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2017.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Solar PV||36.72||36.72||–||Active||Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil||Engie Brasil Energia; Martifer Renewables SGPS|
The project is developed and owned by Engie Brasil Energia and Martifer Renewables SGPS. The company’s ownership stake in the project stands as 69% and 0.01% respectively.
Assu Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 72 hectares.
The project generates 80,647.2MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 130,000 households, offsetting 46,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $67.801m.
The project consists of 320,000 modules, each with 115W nameplate capacity.
The project got commissioned in December 2017.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Camara de Comercializacao de Energia Eletrica under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $0.093kWh for a period of 20 years.
Seta Engenharia was selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.
The project is utilising horizontal single axis trackers supplied by STI Norland.
About Engie Brasil Energia
Engie Brasil Energia SA (Engie Brasil), a subsidiary of Engie Brasil Participacoes Ltda, carries out the generation and commercialization of electricity. The company generates energy through various source of energy such as hydro; thermal; and complementary energy sources including wind, solar, biomass, and small hydro power. It also provides energy-related services such as installations of co-generation plants, operation and maintenance of energy production equipment and monitoring energy quality. Engie Brasil also carries out construction, assembling, and maintenance of the transmission line installations. It serves power traders, distributors and free customers. Engie Brasil is headquartered in Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil.
About Martifer Renewables SGPS
Martifer Renewables SGPS (Martifer Renewables) is an energy and utility company. The company produces electricity from renewable resources. It generates power by using wind, wave, hydro and solar systems. The company’s business model of Martifer Renewables is based on the creation/acquisition of electricity production assets, namely wind farms, hydropower stations, solar energy parks and wave energy, producing power and selling it to the grid. The company operates in Spain, Italy, Greece, Belgium, Poland, Slovakia, Romania and France. Martifer owns wind farms in Poland. FThe company operates in East and Central Europe, and the US. Martifer Renewables is headquartered in Oliveira de Frades, Portugal.
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