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Electric

23/06/2016 at 13:34h

Energy generation is unevenly distributed

According to study by the institute of statistics, there is an excessive concentration of energy generation, distribution and logistics in Brazil’s Southeast, South and parts of the Midwest.

06/06/2016 at 16:39h

Brazil: 41% of energy is renewable

The share of this type of power source in the overall energy matrix went from 39.4% in 2014 to 41.2% last year, the Ministry of Mines and Energy reported.

20/04/2016 at 13:04h

Belo Monte begins operations

Commercial operation of the hydroelectric plant started this Wednesday. The power plant is located along the Xingu River, Pará state.

29/03/2016 at 17:36h

Eletrobras to invest USD 2.72 bn

The company will invest BRL 50 billion (USD 13.61) in five years in the Brazilian power sector and a fifth of this amount will be used this year already.

26/10/2015 at 19:46h

Energy: pool of banks to finance auction

The CEO of Banco do Brasil said that alongside other banking institutions, the bank will finance bids by hydroelectric plants. The bidding is slated to begin in early November.

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.