Brazil: The Distributed photovoltaic system market will grow by more than 50% in 2021, and the installed capacity will exceed 7GW

May 07, 2021
Statistics from Aneel, the power sector regulator, show that the installed capacity of solar distributed power generation in Brazil has exceeded 4.7 GW.

According to Aneel's real-time updated data, as of Wednesday night, the total distributed power generation capacity in the country exceeded 4.9 GW, of which solar energy is the most popular source, with 401,199 grid-connected systems.

Minas Gerais is the state with the largest distributed generation capacity-912.21 MW, by Sao Paulo State with 602 MW, and Rio Grande do Sul State with 597.87 MW.

Residential users account for the majority of distributed power generation in the country, with 295,816 systems installed. Commercial and rural installations were 66,096 and 28,394 systems respectively.

According to data from the Brazilian Distributed Generation Association, the distributed generation market will grow by more than 50% this year, and its installed capacity will exceed 7GW by the end of 2021.