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January 9, 2020 – From January 1 to March 31, 2020, market leaders, SMEs, start-ups and project owners are all invited to submit their pioneering ideas and projects for the most important innovation prizes in the energy industry – The smarter E AWARD, Intersolar AWARD and ees AWARD.
Brazil has an extensive track record in renewable energy generation and has, more recently, attracted international attention by its rapidly growing solar sector. In 2019 2 GW of new PV capacity have been connected to the grid and for coming years the outlook continues to be bright.
Only 530 MW of the 2.97 GW of renewable energy generation capacity contracted in the procurement exercise went to solar. Eleven solar projects were successful and their final electricity prices were far below those offered by competing technologies.