Brazil

  • Solar Water Heating Regional Market Assessment Report on Latin America

    This regional market assessment report focuses on six countries: Argentina, Barbados, Brazil, Colombia, Nicaragua and Peru.

    After analysing the solar water heating (SWH) market status (demand, supply, costs and economic and financial incentives) in the respective countries, this report...

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  • Argentina: Mendoza Solar Conference Promotes Solar Cities

    Argentina: Mendoza Solar Conference Promotes Solar Cities

    An organisation to support solar energy in Argentina is the Solar City Network (Red de Ciudades Solares), which places the emphasis on solar water heating. Part of their work consists of non-commercial conferences and exhibitions, which take place in various cities across the country. The...

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  • Brazil: New Requirements for Solar Installations on Social Housing

    Brazil: New Requirements for Solar Installations on Social Housing

    The Brazilian social housing programme 'My Home My Life' has now entered its second phase (2011/2014). Despite new rules, installing a solar water heater remains mandatory for all single-family houses whose owners have a wage lower than Brazilian Real (BRL) 1,600. The sector had to wait...

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  • Swiss Bank Sarasin: World Market Reaches 45 GWth in 2011

    Swiss Bank Sarasin: World Market Reaches 45 GWth in 2011

    This week, the Swiss Bank Sarasin published the 12th edition of their solar industry report, covering all three solar technologies: solar heating and cooling (ST), photovoltaics (PV), and concentrating solar power (CSP). The chapter on solar thermal identifies great differences...

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  • CB-Sol 2011, Campinas

    The Brasilian Congress of Solar Heating CB-Sol will take place from 9 to 10 November in Campinas, Sao Paulo. The congress will be accompanied by the Solar Exhibition Exposolar 2011.
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  • Feicon Batimat, Sao Paulo

    The construction world will be gathered at the Anhembi Exhibitors Pavilion, Sao Paulo, where the 20th edition of Feicon Batimat will take place from 27 to 31 March 2012. Feicon Batimat is a trend toolbox for architects, interior designers, retailers, and manufacturers. Visitors can check out all...
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  • Feasibility of Solar Energy for Domestic Hot Water and Heating (2006)

    This is a poster prepared by Carlos Henrique Porfirio and Dalva de Araujo Vieira from the Architecture and Urbanism College of University of São Paulo, in Brazil. It analyses different options for domestic hot water and heating. The poster includes an introduction about solar energy, both...

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  • Refrigeration Project Using Solar Energy (2006)

    This is a scientific paper done by Luis Eduardo about using solar energy for refrigeration. Refrigeration becomes very important especially for rural areas where electricity is not reliable. Using renewable energy in rural areas would decrease the use of electrical energy in the country,...

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  • Chile: Solar Energy Workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean

    Chile: Solar Energy Workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean

    Amr M. Abdel Hai, Programme Officer for the Energy Branch of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) (left), and Eduardo Noboa, Renewable Energy and Environment Coordinator from the Latin American Energy Organisation (OLADE), organised a two-day workshop with the aim to strengthen...

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  • Eletropaulo donates 5,000 Solar Water Heaters to Brazilian Families

    Eletropaulo donates 5,000 Solar Water Heaters to Brazilian Families

    The Company of Housing and Urban Development of the State of São Paulo (CDHU-SP) and the electricity utility AES Eletropaulo joined efforts to both reduce energy consumption and benefit low-income families. AES Eletropaulo announced in a press release at the end of May that it will donate...

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