Brazil passes 25% of renewables in July

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Wind and solar have generated more than 25 % of electricity in Brazil in July.

Official Press Release Ember:

Brazil passes 25% wind and solar for the first time

Data released by energy think tank Ember today, reveals that in the month of July Brazil generated more than a quarter of its electricity from wind and solar for the first time.

Wind and solar generated a record 27% of Brazil’s electricity (14 TWh) in July, with 19% (10 TWh) from wind and 8% (4.1 TWh) from solar. This strong performance from renewables pushed fossil fuels to just 8.9% (4.7 TWh). Across the year to date, the increase in wind and solar (+20 TWh) has more than met the continuing increase in demand (+12 TWh). Wind and solar generated 19% of Brazil’s electricity this year so far, compared to 15% in 2022. This increase has allowed Brazil to decrease its use of fossil fuels by 6.5 TWh this year so far, with fossil fuels producing just 6.9% of... ... More: Official Press Release Ember

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