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Legislative framework for wind power in Brazil

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Given the rapid growth in electricity demand in Brazil there is tremendous potential for wind power to become the main complement to the existing large hydropower infrastructure in Brazil. Brazil has an existing RE regulatory framework (PROINFA) but this has been identified as ineffective for wind technology.


To develop a long term and stable legal framework for wind power in Brazil seeking a wide spread of the technology and creating the conditions for building a manufacturing deployment and service industry in the country.


Global Wind Energy Council