Aneel, the Brazilian electricity regulatory agency, has received a request from Renova Energia for an independent producer license for the 30.2 MW Caetite V solar photovoltaic (PV) plant.

According to Seenews, the request also covers the adjacent transmission system.

The plant is located in Caetite municipality, in the northeastern Bahia state.

Aneel has received ten more requests to operate solar power plants in Bahia.

A news provider specialising in the energy sector, Finanzas Carbono, reported that since March a number of requests have been made to Aneel to obtain licenses to operate PV projects, totalling 300 MW in capacity.

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