Archives of Distributed Generation

Um ano do Marco Legal da Geração Distribuída

One year of the Distributed Generation Legal Framework: what has changed?

The Legal Framework for Distributed Generation, instituted by Law No. 14,300 of 2022, completed one year of validity on January 6, 2023. Through the regulation of distributed generation, which has become an important source of renewable energy, its objective main objective was to encourage the development of projects of this type in the country. The new rule determines that those who manufacture their own energy will pay the distribution tariff, which does not happen today when they use grid energy.
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Energia solar atinge 22 GW no Brasil

Solar energy reaches 22 GW in Brazil

In recent years, solar energy has seen exceptional growth in Brazil. For this to happen, several factors were important to build this scenario. First, the recurrent increases in energy costs for the final consumer made people migrate to cheaper alternatives.
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Geração Distribuída cresce no mercado das distribuidoras

Distributed Generation grows in the distributor market

In the last ten years, distributed generation has developed in Brazil, including in the distributor market. Since 2012, with ANEEL Normative Resolution No. 482/2012, Brazilian consumers can generate their own electricity from renewable sources or qualified cogeneration, and can also supply the surplus generated to the distribution network.
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É possível zerar as emissões de CO2?

Is it possible to go to zero CO2 emissions?

In addition to reducing emissions, other actions, such as investments in renewable energy and capture and removal, need to take place to bring levels to zero. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the next three years will be decisive for achieving zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050.
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A geração de energia e a eficiência energética

Power generation and energy efficiency

Energy efficiency became a topic of discussion shortly after the oil crisis in the 1970s, when it was realized that fossil reserves would not be cheap and abundant forever. In addition, it was also at this time that there was a greater awareness of the damage that the use of this type of fuel generated for the environment. As a result, it was necessary to think of alternatives to maintain energy generation, using other sources and improving the efficiency of those already used.
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