Learn about cell functioning, differences between solar heating and electricity and a little
about how the photovoltaic effect was discovered.
Learn about places where PV systems can be installed PV and watch an animation explaining how a grid-connected system works.
What is the difference between cell, module, and panel? Which module technologies are available on the market? Learn more about it in this section.
PV generation is particularly well suited to Brazilian conditions. Check the irradiation data on the Brazilian Atlas of Solar Energy.
Learn about the advantages of having a PV system and the approximate price Brazilian companies charge for a complete solution.
The energy sector is one of the major emitters of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Renewable sources, such as solar, are an alternative to tackling climate change.
Get to know Brazilian centers of excellence in this industry and learn more about ANEEL’s solar energy strategic R&D.
How do different countries deal with this technology? Who invests more in photovoltaic energy? We provide data on North America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania.
The main regulation on this market is norm 482/2012, which created the power compensation system. Access the norm, the educational booklet and other technical information.
Learn about the national standards for equipment certification. Check the links to the INMETRO ordinances and certification laboratories.
Get to know the glossary of terms used in the PV solar energy industry and their meaning.
Do you wish to install a PV system in your house and don’t know how? Do you have any doubts about our tools and products? Read in this section the answers to FAQ.
Several national and international studies have been conducted on solar energy and related topics. We selected a few of those and show them in this section.
We list here a few links that may help you know more about solar energy.
Read the story of a Videira resident, in Santa Catarina state (Brazil), who installed a PV system on the roof of his house, brought his electricity bill down to almost zero and no longer worries about energy tariff increases.