Minas Gerais exceeds 1 GW in distributed generation

Minas Gerais became the first Brazilian state to surpass the mark of 1 GW of installed power in distributed generation. There are 84,248 micro and micro-generation plants installed in the state, which benefit more than 120,929 consumer units. Minas Gerais concentrates one fifth of the national installed power in this modality, which totals 5.4 GW. The solar source is, by far, the most used in the state and in Brazil, corresponding to 96% of the systems, followed by the use of the hydro potential (2%) and biomass or biogas plants (2%).

Source: Energia Hoje