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Another big auction for solar in Brazil

After being excluded from the A-6 auction last year, solar will now be entitled to compete for 20-year PPAs alongside wind, hydro and thermal power projects in future procurements. The next auction will be held on September 26.

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Brazil’s PV capacity exceeds 2.5 GW

With around 2,056 MW of operational installed capacity from large-scale PV and more than 500 MW of installed distributed-generation capacity, Brazil has now surpassed Chile to become Latin America’s second-largest solar market after Mexico. According to new statistics released by Brazilian industry...

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SMA's solar battery storage replaces diesel on Saba island

March 13 (Renewables Now) - SMA Sunbelt Energy GmbH has completed a 2.3-MWh energy storage system at a solar photovoltaic (PV) farm on Saba island in the Dutch Caribbean, the German company announced on Wednesday.

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Brazil's Roraima auction attracts 1.24 GW of registered renewables - report

March 14 (Renewables Now) - Around 1.24 GW of renewable energy projects have been registered to take part in an upcoming energy auction in the Brazilian state of Roraima, an official told Reuters

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Brazilian government confirms solar will compete in June A-4 auction

In a document published in Brazil’s official journal, the Ministry of Energy and Mines said the upcoming procurement exercise will be open to solar, wind, biomass and hydroelectric power projects.

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