Solar Xingu

Energy alternatives: Solar power in Xingu National Park, Brazil

Brazil

Duration: 2:07


Available in 2 languages


Released: November 2016

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In an effort to reduce dependence on diesel, ISA, in partnership with the communities of the Xingu Indigenous Park, and the USP Energy and Environment Institute (IEE-USP), will bring solar energy generation systems to the region. 55 schools, 22 health posts and a further ten community points to support productive activities.

 

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