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New Rules to Add Momentum to Brazil’s Solar Energy Drive

March 16th, 2012 | by Andrew

Brazil's been slow to realize its vast solar energy potential, but that's changing. Brazil's Agencia Nacional de Energia Electrica said that in two weeks it will enact new regulations that offer solar energy tax breaks to utilities and authorize net metering, which would allow consumers and businesses to sell electricity from renewable sources to grid operators


80% of Contracts in Latest Brazil Power Auction Are for Wind Power

December 22nd, 2011 | by Stephen Lacey

In Brazil’s latest power auction earlier this week — a process in which developers bid for contracts with the country’s national electricity agency — more than 80% of contracts were for wind projects. This follows an auction in August that brought in power contracts for wind that were below the bidding price of natural gas plants


10 More Cleantech Project Stories

November 21st, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

More cleantech project news: Gamesa announced at the end of last week that “enXco, an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company, has [&hellip


Brazil to Triple Renewable Energy by 2020 (Focus on Wind)

June 9th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Germany, South Korea, Japan, and China aren't the only countries looking to up step on the renewable energy pedal. Brazil, another major world economy, has also recently announced big renewable energy plans. A new national 10-year plan from Brazil shows that the country will triple its use of renewable energy by 2020 and that a lot of that energy will be wind energy.



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