It is the world's tenth-largest energy consumer, and most of its energy comes from renewable sources, particularly hydroelectric and ethanol.

An excerpt from the article 31 facts about Brazil

The Itaipu Dam (a dam on the Parana River, located on the border between Brazil and Paraguay) is the world's largest hydroelectric plant in terms of energy production.

The first car with an ethanol engine was produced there in 1978, and the first ethanol-powered aircraft engine in 2005.

In 2020, Brazil was the second largest country in the world in terms of biomass energy production (energy production from solid biofuels and renewable waste).