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Non-Hydro Renewables Set to Outperform In Brazil’s Power Sector

Brazil’s non-hydro renewables sector remains in a prime position for significant wind and solar power growth from projects being developed through private power purchase agreement (PPA) deals as well as through power auctions. For example, in August 2021, Brazilian meatpacker BRF signed a 15-year PPA for the development of a 160MW wind power farm with developer AES Brasil Energia. Additionally, the Brazilian government awarded 873MW in non-hydropower renewables capacity through the country’s A-3 and A-4 power auctions that concluded in July 2021.

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