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20/10/2015 at 18:23h

Energy auction attracts 47,600 megawatts

The auction is taking place in February of next year and concerns contracts with delivery due in 2021. Overall, 1,055 power generation projects have been registered.

16/09/2015 at 19:54h

Energy: investments of US$ 1.4 trillion

Expansion plan of the energy sector forecasts an increase of 55% in power generation in Brazil until 2024.

09/09/2015 at 18:06h

BNDES disburses US$ 280 mn for wind power

The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES, in the Portuguese acronym) is providing financing for wind farm projects in the states of Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte and Rio Grande do Sul, with 480 MW of capacity.

01/09/2015 at 18:36h

Energy consumption declined in July

Use of energy dropped 2.9% in Brazil over the same month of 2014, according to survey by Energy Research Company. The first seven months of the year showed less of a decline.

11/08/2015 at 13:06h

Gov’t announces investments of US$ 52.9 billion in energy

Program estimates funding of US$ 33 billion in generation and US$ 19.9 billion in power transmission.

17/07/2015 at 17:02h

Chinese company wins energy auction

China’s State Grid Brazil Holding S/A made the winning bid at the energy auction held by the National Electric Energy Agency at the BM&F Bovespa exchange. The holding will supply 2,550 km of power lines.

15/06/2015 at 18:31h

Brazil may import more electricity

Purchases from neighboring countries could be expanded, according to the executive secretary of the Ministry of Mines and Energy. The level of the hydroelectric plants’ reservoirs declined.

30/01/2015 at 18:18h

Power consumption grew less in 2014

The 2.2% increment from 2013 was the lowest since 2009. Electricity usage by industry decreased, weighing down on overall performance.

15/01/2015 at 16:23h

Development Bank: US$ 2.7 bn for wind power

Financing to the sector from the Brazilian state-owned institution was up 83% in 2014 from 2013.

15/10/2014 at 18:00h

World Bank funds solar power in Jordan

IFC, the IBRD’s private sector arm, has announced a US$ 207 million loan for building seven photovoltaic plants.

23/07/2014 at 18:53h

Brazil is attractive in renewable energy

The country ranks among the world’s ten most inviting countries to investment in the sector, according to a survey by Ernst & Young. It has climbed two positions in the ranking.

14/02/2014 at 18:08h

DST saves up US$ 167 million

According to Brazil’s National Electrical System Operator, such was the economy from the daylight saving time (DST). The demand for power was down 4% during peak hours. The DST ends next Sunday.