Brazil’s first commercial PV plant, the 1MW Tauá project in Ceará state Photo: Eneva

Brazil contracts 1.15GW of PV capacity in auction

The Brazilian government on Friday contracted 1.15GW (dc) of future PV capacity from 33 projects at an average of R$297.75/MWh ($77.86/MWh), taking a decisive step towards making solar a part of its plans for a diversified future energy supply.

13 November 2015 18:52 GMT Updated  28 September 2016 9:18 GMT
By Alex Spatuzza in Sao Paulo