Voltalia commissions 18.4 MWp of solar in Brazil for telecom Vivo
- Vivo, a brand of Telefonica SA (BME: TEF), on Thursday revealed that three more distributed generation (DG) solar plants with a combined capacity of 18.4 MWp were appointed in Brazil's Parana state in April to power the firm's neighborhood procedures.
The renewable resource parks were built by Helexia, a subsidiary of France's Voltalia SA (EPA: VLTSA). Situated in the communities of Alto Parana, Cidade Gaucha and Loanda, the trio ought to be able to cover the need of more than 1,700 Vivo intake points.
Particularly, the energy generated in each plant will certainly be infused right into the Brazilian grid and also transformed into credit for the telecom, creating big savings in its power bills.
With the new trio up and running, Helexia now has 23.3 MWp of solar plants in commercial operation throughout Brazil.
The latest appointing of solar farms belongs to a broader supply agreement inked in December 2021. Under its terms, Helexia will develop solar plants throughout Brazil to satisfy Vivo's power demand. The power purchase agreement (PPA) has a term of twenty years.