The second edition of the official event of the photovoltaic sector guaranteed record of audience and a highly qualified and relevant content to the participants. The event that was held on July 5 and 6, once again, at the SulAmérica Convention Center in Rio de Janeiro, provided 19 hours of congress about the main issues of the sector. In all, the BSP2017 had more than 40 exhibitors, 15 sponsors and 30 partners.



Brazil competes with other opportunities, sun is not only in Brazil, it is everywhere. If we do not create a more competitive, more favorable environment, the resource finds profitability elsewhere and that’s all we do not want at the moment.

Commitment and support for renewable energy is a characteristic of my generation, which is committed to low carbon
emission sources, so we are looking at an energy policy that can signal this very clearly.
— Fernando Coelho Filho, Mines and Energy Minister
The technical potential of solar photovoltaic energy in Brazil is immense and surprising. It is more than 28,500 GW in large-scale generation and more than 164 GW in residential roofs in the distributed generation, and these conservative estimates.
— Rodrigo Sauaia, ABSOLAR CEO


The Brazilian Photovoltaic Solar Energy Association - ABSOLAR is the official organization that gathers companies and professionals from the whole PV value chain with operations in Brazil. ABSOLAR coordinates, represents, and defends the common interests of the PV sector regarding the development of the PV market in Brazil, promoting and advertising the use of PV electricity in the country.


Grupo CanalEnergia is the leading content provider for the Brazilian Power & Utilities Market, operating the major online media outlet for the industry in the country, as well as organizing some of the most important events (conferences and exhibitions) in Brazil, such as Brazil Windpower ( and ENASE (