Brazil’s hot demand for solar is set to accelerate the country toward a spot in the top five global PV markets. But despite a once significant domestic manufacturing presence backed by local content requirements for project financing, Brazil faces challenges in growing its manufacturing base beyond a small percentage of its total PV installed each year. pv magazine’s Beatriz Santos reports.
Brazil’s distributed -generation market is booming, and new rules allowing projects to claim a tax reduction for infrastructure development could provide further incentive for modules to be produced locally.
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