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Brazil exceeds 1 GW of distributed power generation capacity

13 Jun 2019

According to the Brazilian energy regulator ANEEL, the micro and distributed mini generation capacity in Brazil has passed the 1 GW mark. Most of the distributed generation capacity is solar PV, with 82,600 small installations totalling 870 MW, followed by 86 small hydropower plants totalling 81 MW. Distributed capacities are mainly located in Minas Gerais (16,700 facilities totalling 212 MW), Rio Grande do Sul (12,000  units, cumulating 144 MW) and São Paulo (14,500 units, or 117 MW). 

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