Brazil removes import tasks for cells, modules, inverters as well as trackers
The Brazilian government has actually u-turned over solar equipment import obligation by introducing an action to get rid of the 12% levy for 101 kinds of module plus some inverters and also trackers. Head Of State Jair Bolsonaro had vetoed a similar proposition by the Senate as well as House of Representatives in November, specifying it would be also pricey.
Jul 22, 2020 // Policy, South america, Brazil, jair bolsonaro, Amerisolar
Bolsonaro scraps solar tax planned by Brazilian regulator
The Brazilian president said the potential introduction of a grid fee for net metered solar systems will be eliminated thanks to an urgent ad-hoc decree expected to be approved soon by parliament. The proposed ‘solar tax’ would have affected all new PV installations with a generation capacity of no larger than 5 MW under Brazil’s net metering regime.
Jan 7, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, South america, Brazil, jair bolsonaro, ANEEL, Rodrigo Maia, David Alcolumbre, André Pepitone
Brazilian PV outcompetes all in auction debut alongside non-renewables
A bullish Brazilian PV market has marked its latest milestone this year, becoming the cheapest electricity source of an auction it was allowed to enter for the first time this month.
Oct 21, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, South america, auctions, Brazil, jair bolsonaro, tenders
Ciel & Terre’s 1.01MW floating plant completed in Bahia, Brazil
Brazilian renewables developer Sunlution and French floating solar firm Ciel & Terre have completed construction of a 1.01MW PV project that floats on a hydroelectric reservoir in the north-eastern state of Bahia in Brazil.
Oct 16, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, floating PV, South america, Brazil, jair bolsonaro, fpv, bahia
Price ceilings set as Brazilian PV sector readies for debut in new-generation auction
Brazil has unveiled the tariff ceilings solar players will face as they compete for the first time in the so-called new generation tender, opening up a new avenue of government support.
Sep 11, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, solar pv, South america, Latin america, Brazil, jair bolsonaro, ANEEL, São Gonçalo, Absolar, bolsonaro, Rodrigo Sauaia, a-6 auction, tenders
Brazil ROUND-UP: Next month’s auction, LONGi’s DG move, Canadian Solar’s duo
Solar winners of the first Brazilian A-6 auction ever to admit PV bids will be offered 20-year supply deals with the government, newly-released official documents show.
Sep 2, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, Canadian Solar, Enel, tender, jair bolsonaro, auction, LONGi, mori energia, minas gerais, Joining Actis, Romeu Zema
Industry: Seizing LatAm solar potential requires busting myths
Fully tapping into Latin America’s bullish solar market will require challenging preconceptions around a region that is more stable than is sometimes assumed, local operators have told PV Tech.
Aug 29, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, Amazon, South america, Latin america, Brazil, jair bolsonaro, Mexico, North America, Absolar, latam, bolsonaro, Rodrigo Sauaia, AMLO
Bolsonaro clears Brazilian solar scheme at floating plant launch
Jair Bolsonaro has given the green light to a new solar scheme in Brazil’s northeast, marking its launch as he attended the opening of a separate floating project.
Aug 6, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Grids, Floating PV, floating PV, South america, Latin america, Brazil, solar water pump, jair bolsonaro, Bento Albuquerque, Gustavo Canuto, Chesf, floating plant
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