- Brazil based logistics and agribusiness company Interalli Group has secured license from State Secretariat for the Environment of Piauí (SEMAR) for a 540 MW solar complex
- The project will be located in Brasileira, Piauí in an area of 2,100 hectares
- A total of 18 PV sub-projects will be set up and construction will begin in the second half of 2019
Brazil’s Interalli Group plans to develop the 540 MW Marangatu Photovoltaic Complex in the city of Brasileira, Piauí. It announced the project after securing approval from the State Secretariat for the Environment of Piauí (SEMAR).
The capacity will be spread out on 2,100 hectares in the form of 18 PV sub-projects. Construction is scheduled to be carried out already in the second half of 2019. Interalli Group is primarily into port terminal, logistics and agribusiness sector.
“We are betting on the generation of clean energy, employment and income in Piauí,” said Interalli Group Director Fabrício Slavieiro Fumagalli. “The Marangatu Complex will be installed in an area with high levels of solar radiation and will contribute to meet the country’s growing energy demand.”
In October 2018, Enel Green Power Brasil started construction on the 475 MW São Gonçalo Solar Park which it considers the ‘largest PV facility under construction in South America’ (see Enel Breaks Ground On 475 MW PV Plant In Brazil).