With focus on renewable energy and a well-developed regulatory framework, the solar market in Brazil has significant long-term potential. Scatec Solar is taking an active part in developing solar projects in the country. In 2017, Scatec Solar entered into a partnership with Equinor for solar development in Brazil and the partners have realised the 162 MW Apodi project together.
The Apodi project is located in the municipality of Quixere in the north-eastern state of Ceara. The project was Scatec Solar’s first in Latin America and was established as a 50/50 joint venture with Equinor. Start of construction was late 2017 and plant reached commercial operation in November 2018.