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The facility’s first 84 MW turbine started generating power on Tuesday — almost two months ahead of schedule, Alupar said in a statement.
The plant has been operating in test mode since September 2 and was connected to the national grid on October 8.
According to Alupar, the project, in the Araguari river basin, has received investments of $415 million.
Located in Brazil’s extreme north, AmapÃ¡ has a population of 700,000, making it the second least populous state in Brazil behind Roraima, also in the country’s north.