The Resilience of the electric sector after COVID-19 and the impacts on the photovoltaic solar energy market

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INTRODUCTION. The Brazilian electricity sector and parts of society are experiencing the impacts of COVID-19, which spreads throughout the world, paralyzing all or part of its activities. The reduction in electricity consumption leads to an analysis of the stability of the Brazilian energy matrix that serves different social segments. OBJECTIVE. The objective of this work was to carry out an analysis of the electric power generation sector and its standardization, the perspectives of its post-Covid-19 behaviour and the role of renewable energy sources, in particular the photovoltaic industry. METHOD. An analysis was made of the electric power generation sector and its standardization, the prospects for its post-Covid-19 behaviour and the role of the solar photovoltaic systems. RESULTS. Scenarios evaluated: updating of the regulatory framework for the Brazilian electric sector, the solar energy market photovoltaic, electricity consumption and the solar photovoltaic systems as a complementary source in this climate change scenario. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSIONS. It is concluded that sustainable transitions on the planet, associated with economic growth, promote human development for a low carbon community.

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jul 20, 2021
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DE SOUZA-SANT’ANNA, Vânia Reis et al. The Resilience of the electric sector after COVID-19 and the impacts on the photovoltaic solar energy market. CienciAmérica, [S.l.], v. 10, n. 2, p. 46-65, jul. 2021. ISSN 1390-9592. Disponible en: <http://cienciamerica.uti.edu.ec/openjournal/index.php/uti/article/view/365>. Fecha de acceso: 23 sep. 2021 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.33210/ca.v10i2.365.