Renewable energy in Brazil to triple in next decade

Brazil expects to see the production of electricity from renewable energy sources to triple in the next ten years, according to a government report.

Power generation from hydroelectric sources, as well as wind and biomass are forecast to increase from 13,800 MW installed in 2011 to more than 36,000 MW by 2021, according to an energy expansion plans set out by the Brazilian government.

As the country’s installed capacity rises, the contribution from renewables is expected to grow from 11.8 per cent in 2011 to 19.8 per cent by 2021.

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