Total Eren commissions two wind farms with 160 MW capacity in Brazil


The French independent power producer Total Eren has commissioned two wind farms in Brazil, adding 160 MW of installed capacity.

The Paris-based power producer informed that it has commissioned the projects in the state of Rio Grande do Norte. The projects include the 92.3-MW Terra Santa and the 67.5-MW Maral wind farm.

According to the company, the two wind farms are expected to generate 730 GWh annually.

The projects will be operated under 20-year power purchase agreement (PPAs). The projects have an investment of BRL 829-million (USD 157million), the company said.

A report mentioned, "The power off-taker is Cemig Geracao e Transmissao, the generation and transmission unit of Brazilian utility company Cemig."

For the projects, Total Eren is using wind turbines from Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy.

According to Total Eren, it owns around 300 MW of solar and wind power capacity in operation in Brazil. These include 160 MW of wind from Terra Santa and Maral and 140 MWp from three solar farms.

Besides, the company has an advanced pipeline of around 700 MW of renewable energy projects in Brazil.

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