Queiroz Galvao Allowed to Start 29.7 MW Brazil Wind Farm

Aug. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Queiroz Galvao Energias Renovaveis SA, a Brazilian renewable-energy producer, was authorized to start operations at the 29.7-megawatt Ilha Grande wind park in the country’s northeastern Ceara state.

Brazil’s electricity regulator, known as Aneel, granted the permission for commercial operation yesterday, according to a decision published on the website of the government’s official gazette.

The renewable arm of the Queiroz Galvao energy and construction holding company has 197 megawatts of wind generation capacity in operation in Brazil, according to its website.

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