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

New 162MW solar energy plant powers up in Brazil

It is expected to produce enough electricity for around 170,000 households every year

Foreign Office spending funds to promote fracking in China

New analysis also found around £2m of funding supported 16 projects in the oil and gas industry in various nations between 2016 and 2018

ABB signs $20m deal to upgrade Brazilian power systems

The firm will deploy technology to upgrade the nation’s transmission and distribution network

Brazilian election front-runner commits to stay in Paris Agreement

Jair Bolsonaro previously suggested he would consider leaving the international climate obligation

Brazil allows 172.8MW of new wind capacity to enter operational stages

The eight facilities have received approval to begin either commercial operations or testing stages