Brazil surpasses 10 GW of DG capability

April 1 (Renewables Now) – Brazil’s put in distributed technology (DG) capability has surpassed 10 GW, the Brazilian ministry of mines and power introduced on Thursday.

These mini and micro vegetation can produce sufficient energy to satisfy consumption wants of 5 million residential models in Brazil, or about 20 million individuals, the ministry mentioned.

The biggest share of DG capability comes from solar energy, with about 9.9 GW put in throughout 916,600 grid-connected programs across the nation.

Minas Gerais is the state with the biggest DG capability — 1.73 GW, adopted by Sao Paulo with 1.29 GW and Rio Grande do Sul with 1.17 GW.

In response to statistics up to date by energy sector regulator Aneel in close to real-time, residential models proceed to be the nation’s prime DG technology shoppers with 714,023 programs put in. Business and rural installations come behind with 117,104 and 71,102, respectively.

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