Brazil’s Northeast Sets New Solar Generation Records

Solar farms in 's Northeast region achieved record-breaking levels of generation on June 28 and June 29, reaching peaks of 9,598 MW and 9,760 MW respectively, announced the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME).

According to data from the National Electric System Operator (ONS), the peak of 9,760 MW represented 84.5% of the region's energy demand at that time, surpassing previous records set earlier in the year.

Throughout 2024, Brazil's solar parks have set a total of eight new generation records, with six of these milestones occurring within the Northeast grid alone. This underscores the region's increasing capacity in production.

Solar (PV) plants, including distributed generation (DG) systems, have played a crucial role in Brazil's energy landscape, contributing 73.5% of the country's total electricity generation capacity growth of 7,946 MW this year.

Brazil currently boasts 43.6 GW of installed solar capacity, highlighting its commitment to expanding sustainable energy solutions, as reported by the national power sector regulator Aneel.

The achievements signify Brazil's ongoing efforts to bolster its renewable energy , positioning solar power as a pivotal component in meeting the nation's rising energy needs.

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