Brazil

energy sector funding

World Bank helps Brazil to strengthen its energy sector

The World Bank has approved a $38 million loan to help Brazil to modernise and strengthen its energy sector and the mining industry.
COVID

Exploring the good and the bad of COVID-19 on the energy...

Data analytics company, GlobalData, explores the negative and positive impact of COVID-19 on the energy market in India, Spain, Brazil, Greece and globally.
Atlas Casablanca

Atlas Casablanca solar plant secures PPA with a British mining company

The Atlas Casablanca solar plant in Brazil will supply 613GWh from 2022 to Anglo American through a bilateral large-scale power purchase and sale contract.

Brazil, South Africa to collaborate in fields of Bioenergy, Bioelectricity and...

The Embassy of Brazil in South Africa is set to host a high-level Policy Forum in Pretoria in March 2020, to highlight Brazil-SA collaboration opportunities in the fields of Bioenergy, Bioelectricity and Biofuels.
Seychelles

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.

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