Brazil

floating solar

Brazil to host floating solar PV at its Batalha hydropower dam

Carrying out the complex floating solar power project for Furnas Centrais Elétricas, Tractebel will develop the plant using 90,900 modules at the hydro dam.
energy efficiency

Tracking progress on Brazil’s energy efficiency performance

The Atlas of Energy Efficiency in Brazil – Indicators Report highlights research into energy planning and performance in the South American country.
specialised transformers

Enel begins the expansion of 133MW São Gonçalo solar park

The Enel Group’s Brazilian renewable subsidiary has started construction of the 133MW expansion of the São Gonçalo solar park.
Off-grid solar industry

Brazil commissions Latin America’s first digitally-enabled substation

The 156MWp Juazeiro Solar Plant in Brazil is now fully operational and is expected to generate an estimated 357GWh yearly.

Enel sell off three renewable assets in Brazil

Enel recently closed the sale of 100% of three fully operational renewable plants totalling 540MW to Chinese company CGN Energy International Holdings.
crowdfunding

IFC invests $288m in Brazil’s thermal power project

IFC is providing a $288 million 15-year loan to UTE GNA I Geração de Energia for the development of a LNG-to-power facility in Porto de Açu, Brazil.
Mozambique

Brazil awards Siemens contract for LNG-to-power project

The Brazilian government has awarded Siemens a contract for the turnkey construction of integrated LNG-to-power project GNA 1.

Brazilian utility enters 2nd phase of grid modernisation initiative

In Brazil, utility RGE Sul is expanding the rollout of an IoT network supplied by Itron in the state of Rio Grande...
Berrie de Jager

Energy research to solve energy problems for BRICS members

One of the primary challenges facing BRICS countries in terms of implementing renewable energy solutions, is the leveraging of finances. This was one of the...

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