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January 28, 2022

Pirapora 7 Solar PV Park, Brazil

By Carmen

Pirapora 7 Solar PV Park is a 31MW solar PV power project. It is located in Minas Gerais, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in September 2017.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 31 31 Active Minas Gerais, Brazil Canadian Solar; Edf En do Brasil Participacoes; Solatio Energia

Description

The project was developed by Canadian Solar, Edf En do Brasil Participacoes and Solatio Energia. The project is co-owned by Edf En do Brasil Participacoes and Omega Energia Renovavel, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.

Pirapora 7 Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project.

The project generates 73,634.4MWh of electricity. The project cost is $35.763m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in September 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 $0.083kWh for a period of 20.00 years, starting from 2017.

Contractors Involved

Biosar Energy was selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

Canadian Solar was selected as the supplier of PV modules for the project.

The project is utilising single axis trackers supplied by NEXTracker.

Solarig Global Service is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2020, for a period of 8 years.

About Canadian Solar

Canadian Solar Inc (Canadian Solar) is a provider of solar energy solutions. The company designs, develops and manufactures solar ingots, wafers, modules, cells, and other solar power products. Its broad range of solar modules find application in residential, commercial and industrial solar power generation systems; and specialty solar products include customized solar modules that customers incorporate into their own products such as portable solar home systems. Canadian Solar serves distributors, project developers, system integrators and installers and EPC companies across Asia, America, Europe and other regions. It has manufacturing facilities in China, Taiwan, Canada, Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia, and offices across the world. Canadian Solar is headquartered in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Methodology

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