Boa Vista: Island’s first solar park to triple electricity distribution capacity – Minister

Sal Rei, Aug 7 (Inforpress) – Boa Vista will have the first solar park with a distribution capacity of five megawats, which will triple renewable energy production on the island, said the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Energy, Alexandre Monteiro.

The official gave this information during a visit to Boa Vista to monitor the measures and activities to implement the island’s national energy sustainability program.

“A process is already underway to evaluate the proposals for the first solar park, which will have a 5MW solar distribution capacity,” said Alexandre Monteiro, noting that this park will triple the renewable energy production capacity, moving to 7.5 megawats and will be installed in the Fatima area, where is located the wind farm of the island.

The Minister of Industry, Commerce and Energy, who was in the morning at Águas e Energia de Boa Vista (AEB), said that the issue of adapting the company is being addressed for the market reform that is currently underway with repair and distribution activities and also preparing for the management of the electricity system with high level of renewable energy penetration.

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