The State Council on the Environment in the state of Ceará, Coema, announced last week that it has granted a construction licence for the 48.3 MW Pedra Cheirosa wind complex.
The project will consist of two wind farms, Pedra Cheirosa I and II. It is owned by Brazilian energy firm CPFL Energias Renovaveis SA. The projects will have a total of 23 wind turbines and will be constructed within an area of 480 hectares.
The wind parks will be located close to the villages of Patos and Morro dos Patos, in the municipality of Itarema, in the state of Ceará.
CPFL Renováveis has currently a portfolio consisting of projects totalling 5,254.8 MW, and comprising 38 SHPPs, 34 wind farms, 8 UTEs in operation and 1 solar power plant (1,801.9 MW), 2 SHPP (50.5 MW) and 11 wind farms (282.3MW) under construction, as also 3,453 MW in preparation for construction and development in the three renewable sources.