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Brazil: is PV in the right track?

Brazil: is PV in the right track?

Significant subsidies have enabled the exponential rise observed in Brazil of the PV penetration.

On the investor's side, the financial equation has become more favorable because the discounted cash flow usually shows a good result!

On the concessionaire side, the equation got worse. The public grid is used as a backup (without the associated payment) and to aggravate, a customer who was previously a "full" consumer now becomes partial.

On the side of consumers who did not adopt PV, there was an increase in tariffs to offset the subsidies granted by the regulator to those who went for it.

And there is yet another factor. The "duck curve" shows a strong climb in the late afternoon of demand to the public grid, requiring extra investments to mitigate this phenomenon.

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