Voltalia to construct its first 4 MW capacity in Brazil

French renewable energy company Voltalia has begun the construction works of its first solar PV plant with 4 MW capacity in Amapa, Brazil. The plant’s transmission line is owned by Voltalia and the power will be sold to a substation owned by a local utility under a 15-year contract. The company won the Oiapoque tender in 2014 and aims to commission its new plant in the third quarter of 2017. This solar plant is a part of a larger hydro/thermal project, which once completed will comprise 4 MW of solar, 12 MW of thermal and 7.5 MW of hydro capacity.