GE Power was recently chosen by Atlas Renewable Energy to provide LV5 1,500-volt solar skid solutions to two solar projects - Juazeiro and São Pedro - located in Bahia State, north of Brazil.
"Levelized cost of energy is a key indicator to drive investment decisions, among which capex and opex are fundamental drivers. GE's solutions would ensure the bankability of our solar plants, ensuring that our assets are backed by a reliable and competitive solution that complies with our stringent quality and long-term performance standards," said Carlos Barrera, CEO, Atlas Renewable Energy.
GE will provide the inverters that sit in 4MW or 2MW solar skids for the 120MW Juazeiro project and 54MW São Pedro project.
"At GE, we strive to bring the best solution to help customers achieve high energy productivity with reduced cost of electricity, thus enabling better investment performance," said Azeez Mohammed, president & CEO, GE's Power Conversion. "We are pleased to be chosen by Atlas Renewables Energy to provide our 1,500-volt technology. Together, we will help drive solar energy to become a mainstream fuel for social and economic growth in Brazil."