Sharm El Sheikh, 12 November 2022 (TDI): Brazil presented the country’s capacity to be a major exporter of clean energy in the world, at COP27.
Brazil participated in the 27th conference of the United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP27) held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.
🇧🇷🌎 BRASIL NA COP27
O Brasil é uma potência na geração de energia elétrica, com a maior participação de fontes renováveis do mundo. Na COP27, no Egito, o país está mostrando ao mundo que tem capacidade para ser um grande exportador mundial de energia limpa. pic.twitter.com/5Ps4Vqz1Do
— Governo do Brasil (@govbr) November 12, 2022
The Brazilian Environment Minister, Joaquim Leite took the event as an opportunity to promote the status of the country as a clean energy producer.
In this regard, Minister Leite said, “Now is the moment to discuss the active use of ‘clean’ energy in the world. Brazil has the potential to produce it, thanks to new technologies – green hydrogen and green ammonia”.
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Brazil is focusing on the clean energy sector at COP27. On its part, Brazil showcased the country’s capacity in developing clean energy and becoming the largest exporter of clean energy around the globe.
The country is generating electric energy from renewable energy resources. Brazil with the use of the largest share of renewable resources is making this possible.
Brazil’s Green Energy
Brazil has the potential to make 84% of its national energy from renewable energy resources. This was highlighted by the state at the UN Conference of the Parties on Climate Change (COP27).
About 180-Gigawatt (GW) of energy is produced by the state through renewable energy sources. The state also has the potential to turn green hydrogen and green ammonia for trade and export.
The country’s offshore wind tribunes were also highlighted with the capacity to generate 700 GW. This is equivalent to 50 Itaipu power plants. The Itaipu power plant is a hydroelectric plant built in southern Brazil with a partnership with Paraguay.
According to the Environment Minister, “This is what’s so unique about Brazil, and this will be the COP of green energy in Brazil”.
At a time when the world is worried about energy security, investing in green and cheap energy is the best option as it will generate revenue and economic activity as well.