Monthly Archives: December 2014

MME schedules 2015 A-5 Auction to April 30

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MME schedules 2015 A-5 Auction to April 30

The Ministry of Mines and Energy – MME scheduled for April 30 the auction for the purchase of electricity starting from 2020, known as the A-5 Auction. The period of delivery of documents for enabling by the Energy Research Company – EPE was stipulated as follows: Until noon of January 15 for hydropower plants with power exceeding 50 megawatts, and until noon of January 27 for other ventures.

 

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A-5/2014 Auction hires 51 plants

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The A-5 energy auction in 2014, held on November 28, allowed the hiring of 51 power plants from various sources. Altogether 4979.8 MW of power was hired, which will help supply the market in 2019.

Twelve thermal plants were sold, with eight biomass, one coal and three natural gas projects. Three SHP (Small Hydroelectric Plants) and 36 wind power plants were also auctioned.

The A-5 auction in 2014 sold R$ 114.5 billion in contracts between sellers and buyers of electricity. With the discount of the event, the savings by the contracts was approximately R$ 2 billion. The projects will generate investments of R$ 15.2 billion.

Source EPE