Deliveries are expected to start arriving this year and throughout 2018. Credit: Thinkstock
Brazilian firm WEG has bagged an EPC contract to build two solar PV projects of 31.12MW capacity each, being developed by Nordic Power Partners (NPP) at Coremas, Paraiba, in northeast Brazil.
The contract includes building a substation and transmission lines for the Coremas I and Coremas II plants.
NPP is a joint venture between Danish renewables firm European Energy S/A and Denmark's Climate Investment Fund, along with local firm Rio Alto Energy.
Deliveries are expected to start arriving this year and throughout 2018, said João Paulo Silva, WEG’s new energy managing director.
As part of the project a third project of similar size will also be built by October 2018, bringing the projects' combine capacity to a total 93MW with investments of BRL423 million (US$137 million). The projects will generate 207MWh per annum.
The Energy Storage Latin America agenda provides the industry with an unrivaled opportunity to discuss how the region is set to unlock the full potential of energy storage, accelerate deployment and address the main regulatory and financing challenges. The Energy Storage Summit Latin America is the first event of its kind, designed with a clear goal to accelerate both dialogue and deployment of energy storage solutions. Hear from a world-class line up of industry speakers discussing: The changing market, Active and pending projects, Regulatory environment, Financing options and New storage technologies. This event is the only place where the entire energy storage value chain will be present. Enquire now and be part of an unparalleled platform enabling you to network and do business with: Government, Utilities, Developers, EPCs, Investors and more.