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Pilot Competitions

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British andinternational companies are invited to compete for grants to participate in pilotprojects to demonstrate innovative low-carbon technologies in Brazil. Grant funding totals £9 million across approximately nine projects.

First COMPETITION:£3 MILLION IN GRANTS TO DEMONSTRATE SOLAR ENERGY, ENERGY STORAGE AND SMART GRIDTECHNOLOGY IN BRAZIL

Application period:  17th August 2020 - 25th September

Purpose: The first competition isfor three pilot projects to demonstrate solar power, storage, and home energymanagement technology in Brazil. There will be £3 million in grant fundingawarded in this round.

More information on the Challenge Competitions for international companies is here.

More information on how Brazilian companies can propose co-funded projects is here.

Pilot1, the Pilar Solar project, involves the installation ofphotovoltaic panels, batteries and smart monitoring systems to provide energyto low income families in a community in the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan area.The project involves strong community engagement and will be undertaken inassociation with a local utility.

Pilots2 and 3 will demonstrate solar, storage and smart grid technology that can be scaled up and that can address specific challenges of the Brazilian social and market environment. Further details on pilots 2&3 will be available at the next stage of the application. will demonstrate solar, storage and smart grid technology that can be scaled up and that can address specific challenges of the Brazilian social and market environment. Further details on pilots 2 & 3 will be available at the next stage of the application.

Click below to download the application forms:

Click below to download the presentation from the Market Engagement Event held onThursday 3rd September.

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Future Competitions

Please watch this space on the BEP website for details of future competitions planned later in 2020.