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Enel Green Power starts construction of a 254 MW solar PV plant in Bahia, Brazil

Enel Green Power (EGP, Rome, Italy) has started construction of the Ituverava solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in the state of Bahia, in north-eastern Brazil, the company announced on December 28th , 2015. Once completed, Ituverava will have a total installed capacity of 254 MW, making it EGP’s largest solar power plant currently under construction. Over 550 GWh of solar power annually The new solar PV plant, which is owned by three special purpose vehicles held by Enel Green Power Brasil Participações Ltda., is expected to be completed and enter into service by the end of 2017. Ituverava will be able to generate more than 550 GWh of solar power per year, enough to meet the annual energy consumption needs of more than 268,000 Brazilian households. “With the construction of Ituverava Enel Green Power confirms its willingness to play a leading role in the solar sector” comments...

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