Eletrobras Amazonas Distribution signs power purchase contracts that benefit 86 Amazon locations

The implementation of the Energy Independent Producer will take investment and development to the interior, generating direct and indirect jobs and tax revenues.
05/01/2018 15h23 - Updated 5/01/2018 17h57
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Distribution Eletrobras Amazonas signed on Friday (05) nine contracts for the purchase of electricity and power associated in Isolated Systems, with the Consortium Independent Producers of Energy - PIE, to care for the Distribuidorano the State markets. benefiting 86 locations, contracting and was partitioned between Groups A and B.

Consortium Independent Power Producer - IPP is the legal entity or companies working in a consortium to receive a concession or authorization to produce electricity for trade of all or part of the energy produced. The PIE sells power and / or energy concessionaire or permit holder of public service electricity.

The hiring process of PIE, since the publication of the notice and the conduct of the auction was coordinated by the National Electric Energy Agency - ANEEL and accompanied by the Ministry of Mines and Energy - MME, ensuring transparency and reliability to the event.

O Group A contemplated 33 Locations of the gutters of the Solimões, Japurá and Juruá, totalizing 177.960 KW of power to meet the market projected for the next 05 years. The contracts will have a term of 15 years, with installed power in batch II 81.500 kW and for Lot III 66.460 kW, with 32 thermoelectric power plants diesel. The company responsible for the implementation of the lots II and III will be Aggreko Rental Power Generators Ltd..

O B Group contemplated 53 Middle Amazon gutters localities, Negro, Solimões, pure, Madeira, São Gabriel da Cachoeira and Autazes. Totalizing 260.175 KW of power to meet the market projected for the next 05 years. The companies responsible for the implementation of the lots for the group B will be Oliveira - ETAM (Oliveira Power Generation and Services Ltd. and Construtora Ltda ETAM), Powertech (Powertech Engineering, Ltda Ltda), VPower - Telemenia (Telemenia LTD and Construtora Ltda ETAM).

According to the Director of Distributed Generation, José Francisco Albuquerque da Rocha, signing these contracts with PIE is a big step for the development of municipalities benefited. "With this historic purchasing power, the locations will have greater reliability and quality of electricity, supplying the load demand required for each municipality. It is noteworthy that in most locations will be no transfer of the downtown mills for further afield, generating comfort to people. The expectation of early PIE operation overrides the lease is for the month of August 2018 ", highlighted.

According to the Chief Executive Officer, Tarcisio Estefano Rosa, Apart from the positive impact on power generation, the implementation of PIE will take investment and development to the interior, generating direct and indirect jobs and tax revenues. "Estima-se between 2018 e 2033, deployment and operation of, the resources invested disappear over R $ 20 billion", he said.

Eletrobras Amazonas Distribution reiterates its commitment to the State of Amazonas population to provide safe energy and quality, contributing to the well being of its customers and the region's economic development.


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