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Brazilian buses to help drive down cost of lithium-sulfur batteries

British manufacturer Oxis Energy has announced plans to help Brazil to an all-electric bus fleet by 2045.


Brazil’s power provider Cemig to hold wind, solar auction on May 16

The auction is intended to replace the loss of the concessions for four hydropower plants, which represented 30% of the company’s power generation capacity. Selected projects will be granted a 20-year PPA.

EDF & Canadian Solar connect 284 MW in Brazil

Canadian Solar Inc, and EDF Energies Nouvelles have announced that their 191.5 MWp Pirapora I and Pirapora III 92.5 MWp solar energy plants in brazil, totalling 284 MW were connected to the grid in November 2017.

Brazil needs to improve grid in Minas Gerais to make space for solar

Brazil’s energy agency EPE has released a new study that recommends the improvement of the transmission system of the northern and north-western areas of the state of Minas Gerais, which is expected to host a considerable portion of the solar projects selected in the country’s auctions held in the past years.

More than 7,000 solar installations on net metering in Brazil

The combined capacity of all of the solar installations on net metering in Brazil stands at 57.6 MW.


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