The Sol do Cerrado project, in Jaíba - Minas Gerais, will become the largest solar park in Latin America with a capacity above 1,675 MWp, a true icon in the history of the electricity sector.
Scheduled to go into operation in 2022, Cluster I, Sol do Cerrado, has been fully acquired by VALE S / A (NYSE: VALE) and will help the company meet the goal of 100% self-production by 2025. The project will count, in its first phase, with an annual generation capacity of 1.7 GWh and implantation of 1,450,000 solar panels. There will be 5.5 million meters of cable, an investment of US $ 513 million and generation of 1,500 jobs in the implementation. A project capable of producing enough energy to supply all homes in Belo Horizonte.
Sol do Cerrado. Once again, Aurora bringing wealth and prominence to Minas Gerais.
Originally designed to achieve sustainability, Cluster I has preserved areas and connections with ecological corridors. In addition, it complies with all environmental standards and has a strong commitment to preserving the region's native fauna and flora.
The socioeconomic and environmental impact is also measured by replacing activities considered polluting the region with clean, renewable activities and providing jobs in different areas, which brings development and wealth to the region.