15 Mar '12, 1pm

Latin America Report: Brazil Planning Push for Solar Energy? via @reworld

According to Bloomberg News , Brazil’s state-run energy agency is set to introduce two significant policies that would allow utilities to receive tax breaks for large-scale projects and would let businesses and consumers sell electricity back into the grid. “Brazil is supporting solar a lot,” agency official Ivan Marques de Toledo Camargohe told reporters at a news conference. “We’re clarifying the rules. The market will determine how much solar energy will be developed.” The nation has already indicated that solar will be a major component of the World Cup soccer tournament in 2014, with large installations powering stadiums across the country. IN THE NEWS Vestas Wins 396-MW Order: Vestas has long been a leader in promoting the link between renewable energy and consumers. Now it appears two of the world’s most recognizable beverage companies — Coca Cola and Heineken — wil...

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