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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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Brazil’s 1-5MW solar sector ‘hidden gem’ for 2016

Deployment of 1-5MW solar systems in Brazil is forecast to more than triple in 2016, after new net-metering proposals, according to a leading analyst on the Latin America region. GTM Research forecasts that 6MW of projects in the 1-5MW range

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Brazil announces huge 350 MW floating solar power plant

Brazil’s energy ministry has ranked the country’s various sources of energy as per their abundance, cheapness, renewability, and availability of the necessary technology. Among the available options, hydropower comes top, followed by wind power and biomass (mostly bagasse). However the

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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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