Welcome to “Number of the Week,” where we choose a single figure that helps understand what is going on in Brazil. This week, we show that even though the country is in the midst of an energy crisis, solar energy has hit a historic mark in installed capacity.
- solar power output in Brazil
ONS, the operator of Brazil’s national power grid, warned the government of the “degrading” levels of the country’s hydroelectric reservoirs, highlighting the need to increase production by 7 percent to minimize risks of outages in the next two months. For that...