Privatizing Eletrobras will cost $3.5 bn more per year

The privatization of Eletrobras will result in an increase of R$20 billion ($13.5 bn) per year for consumers, according to an estimate by Abrace (Association of Large Energy Consumers and Free Consumers). According to the association, hiring thermoelectric plants in quantities and locations already defined, without support and technical study, may result in cost increase.

Source: UOL Economia

Aneel releases operation of 31.5 MW wind farm in Piauí

Aneel accepted Enel Green Power request and approved the commercial operation of ten wind turbines of the park Ventos de Santa Ângela 16, adding 31.5 MW of installed capacity in Lagoa do Barro do Piauí (PI). The agency also authorised the operation of a 4.2 MW turbine from the wind farm Serrote III, located in Trairi (CE), according to dispatches in the Official Journal of the Union.

Source: Canal Energia