Lightsource BP acquires major solar assets in Brazil

It has bought around 2GW of greenfield solar projects that are at various development stages

Brazil’s clean capacity ‘to top 60GW in 2030’

By this time, clean power is set to make up the second largest proportion of the mix, following behind only thermal generation

LNG-to-power facility in Brazil granted $288m

The project consists of a 1.3GW CCGT plant, an LNG import terminal, a transmission line and the expansion of an existing substation

Americas installed almost 12GW of wind capacity in 2018

That’s a 12% rise from the previous year, taking the total capacity to 135GW

Wind turbines
Siemens Gamesa awarded 128MW wind contract in Brazil

The site is due to be commissioned in 2020

Rio de Janeiro
Waste-to-energy test plant takes out the trash in Rio

The test facility produces enough biogas each month to power a fleet of 1,000 cars

Brazil awards $3.4bn of new power line projects

The sale represents around 4,444 miles of new transmission infrastructure

Brazilian beer-maker brews up solar facility

Ambev eventually aims to use only renewable energy sources to supply its operations in Brazil

Electric buses roll out in São Paulo

The BYD buses are scheduled to enter operations in March 2019

Petrobras sells Brazilian oil and gas stakes worth $823m

The firm said the sales mark a shift in focus to investments in Brazilian deepwater