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Northeastern Brazil to build world’s biggest green hydrogen plant

The state of Ceará hopes to become a global supplier of green hydrogen, seen by experts as the fuel source of a sustainable future

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The northeastern Brazilian state of Ceará is much sought after by tourists because of its beautiful beaches and long, hot, sunny days. In fact, rain in Ceará only really occurs between February and May. Beyond being adored for getaways, the state’s climatic peculiarities also bring about financial opportunities for its residents. With sunny days for the vast majority of the year, the number of home solar power generators in Ceará more than doubled last year, when compared to 2019. According to the National Association of Electric Energy (Aneel), the state had over 10,000 micro and mini solar generators...

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