São Paulo and Santa Catarina reach expressive marks in distributed solar generation

São Paulo state has surpassed the mark of 500 MW operating in distributed generation from the solar source, points out ABSOLAR. With this, SP assumed the second position in the state ranking of photovoltaic GD in Brazil. The same mapping indicates that Santa Catarina surpassed the mark of 200 MW operating in GD and occupies the seventh position in the same ranking.

Source: Portal Solar

Strong demand for sugar in Brazil increases global deficit

Brazil registers an unprecedented increase in domestic demand for sugar, and the strong domestic consumption of the world’s largest producer of the commodity aggravates the global deficit scenario. Mills in the Center-South region, which accounts for 90% of the country’s sugar production, sold 10% more of the commodity to the domestic market, according to Unica.

Source: Money Times

Elera invests $740 mm to double installed capacity in Brazil

Among the new investments of the ex-Brookfield Energia Renovável is the largest 1.2 GW solar photovoltaic plant to be installed in the country. Elera Renováveis, the new name for Brookfield Energia Renovável’s Brazilian operations, will invest R$4 billion ($740 mm) by 2023 to more than double its installed capacity of renewable energy in the country, reaching 3.3 GW.

Source: Energia Hoje