Photo courtesy MPX of the EBX group In Cear, Brazil, crews inspect photovoltaic panels at a solar farm of Tau, which belongs to MPX of the EBX Group. Related Links: Two Years to World Cup Kickoff for Brazilian Stadiums Solar Industry Races Subsidy Sunset Brazil’s equatorial latitude guarantees that the country is perpetually sun-drenched. The monthly average of sunlight hours is roughly double that in, for example, Germany. Yet, so far, the South American giant’s solar energy development has been eclipsed by Europe’s. The situation is beginning to change, however, as Brazil's healthy, expansive economy requires more and more energy.