29 May '18, 6am

Brazil’s Eletrobras sets $790m minimum price for wind and transmission assets https://t.co/e0x9HqJpFu

Brazilian federal power holding company Eletrobras has set a minimum price of R$2.8bn ($790m) for the sale of stakes the company has in 967MW of wind power assets and in 1,000km of operating transmission lines. The sale is scheduled for the first week of June and is part of a deep restructuring of the company’s finances and operations. The 967MW of wind is made up of 59 special purpose companies (SPCs) that Eletrobras’ subsidiaries Chesf, Eletrosul, Furnas and Eletronorte have built in just over a decade. Their stakes in in the SPCs range from 49% to 100%. The wind power SPCs will be bundled together in eight lots in the tender. The wind power and transmission line assets have a book value of R$2.6bn, the company said. The company didn’t provide further details saying in the statement that this will be made available to bidders in a data room that will be opened. Credit Su...

Full article: http://www.rechargenews.com/wind/1500166/brazils-eletrobr...

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