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EDP supports EV rental market in Brazil

EDP Brasil has partnered with fleet outsourcing and car rental leader Unidas to advance towards a 100% electric vehicle rental fleet.

First of its type biogas plant inaugurated in Brazil

Brazilian biofuel company Raizen’s Bonfim biogas plant, the first commercial-scale facility of its type, is in operation.

Neoenergia develops smart grid communications technology for Brazil

Brazilian energy distributor Neoenergia has developed the Multilink data concentrator for deployment in the smart grid.

Brazil’s Copel launches large scale smart meter, smart grid drive

The Paraná state utility Copel in southern Brazil is to deploy smart meters and other technologies to automate its distribution networks.
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BYD opens battery plant for electric vehicles in Brazil

Chinese electric vehicle giant BYD has opened its first lithium-iron phosphate (LiFePO4) battery plant for electric vehicles in the Amazonas city of Manaus in northwest Brazil.
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Brazil to use World Bank loan to strengthen its energy sector

The World Bank has approved a $38 million loan to help Brazil to modernise and strengthen its energy sector through the META programme
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Partners announce Brazil’s “largest solar energy purchase”

Latin American renewable energy company Atlas Renewable Energy, and British mining company Anglo American, have announced the signing of the largest solar energy purchase and sale contract in Brazil with an investment of R$881 Million ($181 million).
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EDP Brazil secures R$1 billion in funding to power 800,000 households

EDP Renewables has received R$1 billion in funding from the Brazilian Development Bank to build six wind energy farms in Rio Grande do Norte.
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ENGIE wins €750 million energy transport deal in Brazil

ENGIE has won a €750 million contract to construct energy infrastructure in Brazil.
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South America’s largest solar PV set live ahead of deadline

Enel Green Power Brazil has announced the operations of the 475MW section of the Sao Goncalo solar pv plant in the Brazilian state of Piaui.

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