Brazil Weekly

Solar power set for a boost in Brazil

This week, how Brazil plans to rely more on solar power plants. The names on Bolsonaro’s shortlist for incoming vacancies at the Supreme Court. How Brazilian markets performed. Also, what you should be looking out for this week—and the most important facts of the previous seven days.

Government plans for solar energy expansion

Solar power accounts for a little over 1 percent of Brazil’s energy mix, but the government plans to push that share up to 8 percent in the next ten years. Investments are already underway, according to experts—and the country is expected to spend...

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