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Renewable Energy 2016 Global Status Report analysis

This week, REN21 released its annual global report of the state of renewable energy. An analysis by Jennifer Johnson was published on Energy Digital’s webpage, listing 5 important insights to be learned from the report, which can be accessed here. 1. Renewables now

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Outlook of the growing wind energy sector in Brazil

Wind has turned into a strategic energy source for Brazil. The 2014 wind energy global ranking showed Brazil in the fourth position. The Brazilian Energy Balance, published by the Ministry of Mines and Energy in September 2015, says the production

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Crown Prince visit strengthens Brazil-Norway business ties

From 16 to 19 November, HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway visited Brazil together with the Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry, Monica Mæland, five deputy ministers and a large business delegation composed by 95 people from 48 companies. The

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Business Delegation accompanies HRH Crown Prince Haakon to Brazil

The official visit to Brazil by his Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon and The Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry comes at a time when enhancements of the bilateral business relations have strong momentum. Innovation Norway in Rio support Norwegian

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Statkraft becomes major shareholder of Desenvix

Statkraft has completed the acquisition of all Jackson Group’s shares in Desenvix, which owns and operates hydro plants and wind farms in Brazil. With the completion of the transaction, the Norwegian company becomes the project’s major shareholder with 81.31%. Funcef,

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Upcoming renewable energy auctions in 2015

Brazil is ramping up solar development with another solar auction scheduled for November. According to an official statement by the Ministry of MInes and Energy, Brazil’s next wind and solar reserve energy auction will take place on November 13th. The

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