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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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Giant solar complex secures approval in northeast of Brazil

The 540 MW project, in Brasileira, will feature 18 units with a capacity of 30 MW each. The developer is Brazil-based Gruppo Interalli and work on the giant plant is expected to start in the second half of the year.

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Brazilian Banco do Nordeste starts financing solar systems for residentials

Brazilian individuals can now access resources from the Northeast Constitutional Financing Fund (FNE) Sol to finance solar energy projects for residential purposes, including residents of condominiums.

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Brazil’s PV capacity tops 1.6 GW

At the end of June 2018, according to official statistics, large-scale solar capacity reached 1,307 MW, while the share of distributed PV generation (up to 5 MW), was 296 MW. Of the total capacity, 1.36 GW was connected to the grid in the last 12 months.

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NEC ES, NGK deploy storage in new territories in Brazil and Middle East

Lithium and sodium sulfur batteries will be used for the first time in new territories, after NEC ES and NGK inked deals to deliver projects to an island archipelago in Brazil and in Dubai respectively.

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