Nextracker to supply equipment for 830 MW PV plant in Brazil
Post date: 02/03/2021 - 10:19
Nextracker Inc. has been selected by Brazilian EPC firm Andrade Gutierrez and developer Elera Renováveis (formerly Brookfield Energia Renovável) to supply 830 MW of its solar tracker technology, NX Horizon for Phase I of the Janaúba solar complex located near the city of Janaúba, Minas Gerais, Brazil. According to the company, the plant will be the largest of its kind in South America and is scheduled to become operational by early 2022.
Nextracker's regional office in Brazil will support the project with engineering advisory as well as commissioning, asset management and advanced data analytics services for preventive maintenance. Installation crews will benefit from Nextracker's »PowerworX Academy« installer training program to learn best practices on site and at the company's training center in Sorocaba, Sao Paulo state.
Brazil has 7.4 GW of cumulative solar installations to date. Minas Gerais is the top Brazilian state for solar power capacity in the nation.