30 Jan '13, 5pm

Can Brazil Maintain Its Rock-Bottom Wind Energy Prices? - North American Windpower

Brazil's latest wind energy auction, held last December, produced some of the lowest prices for wind power generation outside of China: The A-5 auction awarded 10 wind projects with a capacity of 282 MW for a price of R$87.94/MWh (U.S.$43.30/MWh). "Both prices and demand were down significantly from the same auction held in December 2011 and for similar auctions in 2009," explains Jonathan Lane, head of consulting for power and utilities at research and consulting firm GlobalData . "Developers that are awarded power purchase agreements (PPAs) in the A-5 auctions need to begin generation within five years, and A-3 winners within three years. "To put this price into context, the average 2012 wholesale electricity price in the USA’s Northeast Power Pool was $42.20/MWh, pricing Brazilian wind generation on a par with shale-gas-fired U.S. generation,” he adds. However, the ques...

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