latest up 09/2021

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Nuclear Power

Brazil has two nuclear reactors generating about 3% of its electricity. Its first commercial nuclear power reactor began operating in 1982

Hydro Power
Brazil has the largest installed hydropower capacity in South America, with two-thirds of the continent’s total capacity. Brazil has the perfect geography for hydroelectric production. The elevation changes, large rivers, and high levels of precipitation qualify Brazil for hydroelectric success. … The high levels of precipitation provide a consistent water flow, which allows a consistent production of electricity.
Wind Power

Brazilian wind energy plants have around 12 gigawatts (GW) of installed capacity, and another 6 GW plants are being built. Together, they will represent roughly 10% of the country’s total energy installed capacity, around 170 GW today.

Solar Power

The total installed solar power in Brazil was estimated at about 10.3 GW in July 2021, generating approximately 1.46% of the country’s electricity demand, up from 0.7% in 2018. In 2020, Brazil was the 14th country in the world in terms of installed solar power (7.8 GW).

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