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November 14, 2016
Phoenix Solar and Asunim Turkey bring the country's largest solar plant online, SECI opens a tender for small-scale rooftop solar, Brazil regulators investigate the value of distributed generation and I&M brings its fourth solar plant this year online.
November 14, 2016
Brazil's energy regulator ANEEL has finalised details of the 2nd Reserve Energy Auction to be held on 16 December this year, with the initial price for solar set at BRL320/MWh (US$94.36).
October 7, 2016
Brazil’s development bank BNDES has approved new financing conditions for the energy sector, which favour solar.
July 14, 2016
Despite recent uncertainty over how energy auctions involving utility-scale solar will progress in Brazil, there are signs that the distributed generation (DG) segment could be one to watch out for. In the same week that Brazilian minister of mines and energy Fernando Coelho Filho announced that DG had an important role to play in driving solar PV across the country, PV Tech caught up with Rodrigo Sauaia, the director of Brazil’s solar industry association (Absolar), to discuss current government policy.
June 20, 2016
Chinese solar firm Canadian Solar and OEM giant Flextronics are working together on an US$80 million module manufacturing facility in Sao Paulo, according to the Brazilian Solar PV Association, Absolar.
June 16, 2016
Brazilian public bank Banco do Nordeste (Northeast Bank) has created a credit line to allow companies to install solar Pv and other renewable sources of energy in the mini (75kW-5MW) and micro-generation (>100KW) segment.
May 17, 2016
Brazil’s newly-appointed minister of mines and energy Fernando Coelho Filho has told members of the electricity industry that renewable energy will be one of his focus areas in the coming weeks and months.
March 3, 2016
Brazil’s solar association (Absolar) and think-tank Strategies Centre for Natural Resources and Energy (CERNE) have signed a strategic partnership agreement aimed at boosting PV deployment in the north-east regions of Brazil.
February 24, 2016
Brazil’s solar energy sector will create between 60,000 and 90,000 new job opportunities up to 2018, according to the Brazilian Association of Photovoltaic Solar Energy (Absolar).
February 23, 2016
The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais is to hold an auction for solar energy in August this year requiring a total investment of more than BRL1 billion (US$253 million), according to the state's government.

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