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Mathematical model to couple PV, wind with cooling-heating-power systems

Brazilian researchers have proposed a new mathematical model to change parameters for wind and solar resources and different levels of energy demand. The model was originally conceived for tropical regions, but it can actually be used in any location. The new methodology models a highly complex system featuring wind turbines and PV modules, as well as solar collectors, fuel lines, gas boilers, engine-generator sets, recovery boilers, absorption and compression chillers, and grid electricity.

Increasing volumes for PV module recycling in Brazil

Brazilan PV module recycling specialist SunR has already recycled 30 tons of panels and expects to receive another 125 tons. According to its CEO, demand for recycled panels, especially broken panels, has increased considerably in recent years.

Brazil hits 10 GW milestone

Around 2 GW of new PV capacity were deployed in the Latin American country over the past five months.

Brazil imported 4.88 GW of PV modules in H1

According to a new report from Brazilian consultancy Greener, the Latin American country installed 1,450 MW of distributed generation PV systems and just 63 MW of large-scale PV plants in the first half of 2021. Despite the disappointing large-scale performance, the strength of the distributed segment should ensure another record year for the Brazilian solar sector.


Energy storage with recycled batteries from Brazil

Energy Source, a Brazilian battery specialist, is currently providing energy storage services with reused and recycled batteries. Battery recycling and related metals recovery are conducted separately, without the burning of materials.


Canadian asset management co. agrees to acquire Brazil’s largest PV product distributor

The transaction should be finalized by the end of the month, with the deal amounting to a $320 million equity investment.


The trillions spent by G20 nations on fossil fuels between 2015 and 2019 could have paid for more than 4 TW of solar at today’s prices

Polluting energy sources received more than $3 trillion from the EU and 19 of the world’s largest national economies over that four-year period, despite G20 members having pledged to phase-out fossil fuel subsidy and address climate change back in 2009.

Canadian Solar raises $100m to fund projects in Brazil

Canadian Solar has banked the cash for its growing portfolio of solar projects in a nation which had module demand of 5 GW last year.


Brazil’s recent energy auctions

Solar developers only had limited success in Brazil’s latest energy auctions, with relatively higher prices for PV. Several analysts spoke to pv magazine about the results of the procurement exercises.

Huge Vietnamese solar park could hit 2.8 GW within a year

An energy transition investment report published this week has also revealed the former world record low price for solar power announced by the Al Dhafra project in Abu Dhabi last year, has fallen even lower since.


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