Rio Grande do Norte Solar PV Park is a 480MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the announced stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2025 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2027. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed and currently owned by Equinor, Norsk Hydro and Scatec. The company's ownership stake in the project stands as 33.34%, 33.33% and 33.33% respectively.

Rio Grande do Norte Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project.

The project cost is expected to be around $458.4m.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2025. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2027.

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About Equinor

Equinor ASA (Equinor), formerly Statoil ASA, is an energy company. It explores for, develops and produces hydrocarbons. It operates refineries, processing plants, storage and terminals, and has interests in various oil and gas pipelines. The company markets, trades, and transports crude oil, condensate, natural gas, natural gas liquids, and refined products. It also has presence in solar farm, offshore wind, carbon capture and storage and hydrogen projects with focus on renewable energy and low carbon solutions. Equinor has leading operations on the Norwegian continental shelf. It has operations in Europe, North and South America, Africa and Asia-Pacific regions. Equinor is headquartered in Stavanger, Norway.

About Norsk Hydro

Norsk Hydro ASA (Norsk) is a supplier of aluminum. Its operations include power production, bauxite extraction alumina refining, aluminium smelting, remelting, rolling activities recycling and extruded solutions. The company’s portfolio of products include bauxite, alumina, traffic poles, light poles, solar mounting systems, trains and rail, E-charging stations, warehousing logistics, roof rails and decorative trims, inner grooved tubes, hydro circal, extrusion ingots, foundry alloys, sheet and remelt ingots, wire rods, foil for technical applications, and strips and sheets. The company also owns and operates hydropower plants. It serves various industries such as automotive, transport, building and construction, marine and offshore, industrial design, infrastructure, electronics, general engineering, HVACR, printing, and solar industries. The company has operations in various countries in Argentina, Canada, Brazil, India, Japan, Turkey, Singapore, South Korea, Qatar, France, Norway, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Germany, the US, Belgium and the UK The company include various battery plants includes Hydrovolt, and Vianode. It also includes corvus energy, provides energy storage solutions for maritime. Hydro is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.

About Scatec

Scatec ASA (Scatec), is an integrated independent producer of solar power that develops, builds, owns and operates solar power plants. The company conducts project origination and development, project financing, design and engineering, procurement and construction management, operation and maintenance, and asset management. Scatec has solar power plants in operational and under construction in Philippines, Laos, South Africa, Egypt, Malaysia, Brazil, Argentina, Honduras, Ukraine, Jordan, Mozambique, Czech Republic, Uganda, Vietnam, and Rwanda. The company also has a pipeline of projects under development in Africa, Latin America, Europe and Central Asia, and South East Asia. Scatec is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.


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