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Tech Roundup: Startups could be the future of Brazil’s energy sector

The main stories on tech and innovation in Brazil this week

Tech Roundup: Startups could be the future of Brazil's energy sector
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This week’s topics: Brazil’s energy-tech tries to grow through startups. Hub strengthens innovation in Brazil’s North region. Startup focuses on used cars amid heated market.

Brazil’s energy-tech sector seeking growth amid crisis

Brazil is currently facing the threat of a severe energy crisis, with experts warning that without a drop in consumption, the country could be forced to ration electricity or see power cuts. While the short-term solution has been to increase reliance on the more polluting and expensive thermal energy plants, renewable sources and a burgeoning startup ecosystem could offer answers for the long haul.

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