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Ingeteam is supplying its solar inverters for two Mercury Renew projects in Brazil, totaling 210 MW

Ingeteam has already concluded the supply of 108 solar inverters made in Brazil and 32 substations or power stations also assembled in the country.

Canadian Solar Signs 381 MWp Solar Corporate PPA in Brazil

Canadian Solar Inc. today announced that its Global Energy business group recently signed private power purchase agreements (“PPA”) with Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais S.A., one of the largest steelmakers in Latin America, committing 50% of the total electricity production of a 381 MWp solar power project in Brazil.

Brazilian telecommunications giant Intelbras enters solar business with acquisition of Renovigi

Renovigi is Brazil’s second-largest system integrator and PV product distributor. The company currently operates two production units, in Itajaí, in the state of Santa Catarina; and in Louveira, in São Paulo, where it integrates complete photovoltaic systems which are then distributed among its more-than-9,000 accredited installers.

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Brazil may add another 12 GW of PV this year

Of this new capacity, 8.9 GW may come from distributed generation and 3.2 GW from utility scale solar. By the end of December 2022, the country’s installed solar power should reach 25 GW, according to new figures from Brazilian trade body ABSolar.

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Brazil introduces new rules for distributed generation, net metering

The Brazilian authorities have introduced new rules to ensure that PV systems below 5 MW in size will still be eligible for net metering tariffs until 2045. A grid fee for prosumers will go into effect from 2023, but the economic profitability of rooftop PV and small solar parks is expected to remain high.

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Brazil tops 13GW of installed PV capacity

The country installed around 3GW of new PV systems in the fourth quarter of 2021 alone. Around 8.4GW of the current PV capacity is represented by solar installations not exceeding 5MW in size, and operating under net metering.

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Brazil heads for a solar installation rush

Brazil’s deployment of distributed generation PV (below 5 MWp) has exploded from a total capacity of 500 MW in 2018 to 7 GW by September of this year. The trigger for this increase, alongside rocketing electricity prices, was the 2019 proposal of law 5829, writes IHS Markit analyst Angel Antonio Cancino. The proposal is expected to pass into law at the end of this year and will gradually introduce grid-access charges for residential and commercial system owners.

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Canadian Solar Completes Sale of 635 MWp Solar Photovoltaic Project to VTRM in Brazil

Canadian Solar Inc. and VTRM announced today the sale of Canadian Solar’s 635 MWp Jaíba V solar project to VTRM.

Brazil and Chile could lead charge to affordable green hydrogen

Falling electrolyzer costs driven by economies of scale, increased automation of production and the modularity of such systems will bring green hydrogen to a competitive cost with its fossil-fuel powered variants in a dozen markets by 2030, according to WoodMac.

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Brazil heads for an installation rush

Brazil’s deployment of distributed generation PV (below 5 MWp) has exploded from a total capacity of 500 MW in 2018 to 7 GW by September of this year. The trigger for this increase, alongside rocketing electricity prices, was the 2019 proposal of law 5829, writes IHS Markit analyst Angel Antonio Cancino. The proposal is expected to pass into law at the end of this year and will gradually introduce grid-access charges for residential and commercial system owners.

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