PV bids for 20-year supply deals at A-6 auction of 18 October will start at BRL209/MWh, opening up new avenue of government support for blossoming Brazilian PV scene.
Funding package of US$150m will finance solar and onshore wind projects that will generate 1,900 jobs.
Utility-scale PV developer Powertis has put its name to a 765MW portfolio of solar projects in Brazil.
Top markets Brazil and Mexico hold risks but also rewards if firms can look beyond headlines of political volatility, say local developers, lawyers and lobbyists approached for an upcoming PV Tech Power feature.
Developer breaks ground on 133MW extension of bifacial-powered São Gonçalo solar park, meant to go live in 2020 with total capacity of 608MW.
Powering-up of 156MWp plant in Bahia adds further momentum to PV ecosystem in Brazil's northeast, the target of an upcoming government-sponsored auction programme.
President gives formal all-clear to auctioning of PV to power water transfer as he attends opening of 1MW first phase of separate floating project.
President anticipates privately funded US$2bn-plus scheme for PV panels to fuel channelling of water towards country’s arid, poorer northeast.
UK player taps into one of Latin America’s solar markets-of-the-moment by purchasing Enerlife’s assets and taking on key staff of Brazilian auction winner.
Hydro and gas plug solar gaps caused by rare event, San Juan powers up 13.5MW of 379MW complex, Software to cut red-tape of US residential solar.
Enerlife and CEI Renováveis become winners of a tender renewable proponents say has dispelled notions that clean energy is costlier than fossil fuels.
The results of the Brazilian A-4 auction yielded a record low solar price of US$17.5/MWh.
Parent Creadev, existing backer Proparco and the EBRD to fund €283m of total capital increase, launched by firm to push PV, wind portfolio from current 1GW.
Contract marks progress for BRL1.4 billion São Gonçalo project eight months after construction got underway at site in Piauí state.
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