MPX of Brazil confirms that it has synchronized the third turbine at its Parnaàƒba I thermoelectric plant to the national grid.
The power company said in a statement that the 169 MW turbine had been successfully operating in test mode since last Friday (22 March)
According to BNamericas, the Parnaàƒba project’s final installed capacity will be 676 MW, when the fourth turbine comes on line later this year.
The facility will provide an average of 225 MW based on contracts secured during the A-5 auction held in2008, confirms MPX.
MPX owns 70 per cent of Parnaàƒba I, with the remaining held by Petra Energia.
Parnaàƒba I is part of the bigger 3.72 GW Parnaàƒba thermoelectric complex, located in Maranhao state in the northeast.
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