Thermal power plant in Brazil temporarily suspends operations

A 720 MW thermal power plant in Brazil has postponed operations until July 23.

According to Business News Americas, Brazil’s power regulator Aneel granted the Pecem thermal plant permission to temporarily cease construction.

MPX Energia, which owns 50 percent of the plant, did not give reasons for the delay but did say it is in the final stages of construction and has started the commissioning phase for operations, the article said.

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