Solyes seeks 150MW Bahia solar expansion

Monday, July 14, 2014

Brazilian developer Solyes Geradora de Energia has requested permission from local power regulator Aneel to build five solar plants in the country's northeastern state of Bahia.

The plants – Rei do Sol 12, 14, 15, 45 and 46 – total 150MW of installed capacity, according to federal gazette Diário Oficial da União.

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They have been earmarked for the city of Bom Jesus da Lapa, about 700km west of Bahia's capital Salvador.

Based in São Paulo, Solyes currently has 29 projects under development with a combined capacity of 566MW.

In June, the company sought approval for six solar plants totaling 176MW, also in Bom Jesus da Lapa.

Further details, in Portuguese, can be seen here.

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