|| Perspectives for the Expansion of New Renewable Energy Sources in Brazil
|| Perira et al.
|| Latin America & The Caribbean - Brazil|
|| Climate Change|
| Document Type
|| Study & Report
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|| The aim of this article is to show the opportunities for penetration of new renewable energy sourcesinto the Brazilian energy mix, enabling it to continue generating a high quantity of clean energycompared to the world average. Different scenarios for the evolution of such sources in Brazil and in theworld were analyzed within the 2010–2030 horizon. The study showed not only the benefits broughtby these sources in terms of GHG emission avoidance but also the impact in terms of employment creation and the public investment necessary to obtain such benefits.