The Energy Sector of Brazil: Infographic

Brazil is one of the top energy player in the world. The country ranks 9th in the world in oil and gas production. In terms of electricity generation, Brazil is a top producer renewable energy. Hydro accounts for 82% of Brazilian electricity generation. So much electricity is generated after domestic consumption, the surplus is exported to neighboring countries.

The following infographic shows an overview of the Brazilian energy sector:

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Source: Brazil’s Energy Sector, Brazil Institute, Wilson Center

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