Brazil considers solar-only tender

Eneva's 1MW solar plant in Ceará, Brazil, may be a sign of big things to come

Eneva's 1MW solar plant in Ceará, Brazil, may be a sign of big things to come

The Brazilian government is considering holding a solar-only power auction by early next year, Recharge has learned.

The Energy and Mines Ministry is discussing the plan – which could put solar in the ring in four different Brazilian tenders over the next six months – in a bid to stimulate firm demand for the country’s fledgling PV industry.

“The subject is being discussed among government officials and I feel like this claim from the industry is going to be accepted,” an industry source told Recharge, adding that the ideal figure for contracts awarded in such a tender would be 250MW.

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