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The new energy world is moving fast, so we offer background information as well as news on important changes on what is happening in generation, storage, distribution and use of energy and the ways in which these aspects interact.

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ISSA Press Release EN

Impressive launch of The smarter E South America - LATAM's innovation hub for the new energy world took off with record breaking numbers

São Paulo, August 31, 2019: Three exhibitions, one special exhibition, one mission: setting the stage for developing a clean and advanced energy industry in South America. After three successful days, it’s clear that this was an excellent launch of The smarter E South America -LATAM’s innovation hub…

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LATAM’s Innovation Hub for the New Energy World opens its doors and reflects the dynamic of the industry

Sao Paulo, August 28, 2019: South America’s Solar Markets on the rise. Brazil continued to grow at a strong pace of more than 1 GW per year in newly added solar PV installed capacity in 2018. Both main market segments centralized generation (utility-scale projects) and distributed generation (small…

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ISSA Press Release EN

IntersolarSouth America Conference 2019 will focus on four major trends: Centralized generation, distributed generation, financing and the solar value chain

The Brazilian solar energy market has been maturing over the last years as one of the energy segments receiving the most investment in the country. A recent survey by the Brazilian Photovoltaic Solar Energy Association (Absolar) in partnership with Clean Energy Latin America (CELA) reveals that the…

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TSEIN Press Release

ees AWARD 2019: Innovative products and solutions win prestigious industry prize

May 15, 2019 – From virtual power plants to PV facilities to wind farms, renewable energy systems around the world are increasingly incorporating energy storage technology. The 2019 ees AWARD for pioneering products and solutions in this field goes to Blue Solutions SA, Enerox GmbH and…

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Newscategory ISSA

High power prices, falling PV costs and new regulations behind Brazil’s solar carnival

The nation’s thriving distributed generation market is flying, as was evident at last week’s Intersolar South America trade show. The sector seems unconcerned by mooted changes to net metering incentives in the new year and when even an environmental non-believer like President Bolsonaro is on side,…

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ISSA Industry News EN

Solar-plus-storage gets its share in Brazil’s auction for non-interconnected state of Roraima

Although only two of the nine projects selected in the auction are for hybrid biomass-solar power plants with some storage, seven will rely on renewable energy sources. The largest selected project, however, is a 123 MW gas power plant in the city of Boa Vista.

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TSEIN Press Release

The smarter E AWARD 2019: Recognizing groundbreaking projects for the news energy world

May 15, 2019 – Innovative power plants for sustainable energy supply and efficient energy storage systems take home this year’s The smarter E AWARD. BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH, mondas GmbH and Siemens AG are the winning contenders in the Outstanding Projects category. In the Smart Renewable…

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Newscategory ISSA

Another big auction for solar in Brazil

After being excluded from the A-6 auction last year, solar will now be entitled to compete for 20-year PPAs alongside wind, hydro and thermal power projects in future procurements. The next auction will be held on September 26.

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