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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.

29/11/2013 at 17:07h

Energy consumption peaks for the year

The demand for October was 4.3% lower than the demand recorded in the same month in 2012. Residential, trade and service users influenced the performance. Industrial use also climbed, but little.

12/11/2013 at 18:34h

Brazil holds first exclusive renewable energy auction

The auction will take place next Monday. A total of 429 projects have been accredited, mostly for wind power generation.

14/06/2013 at 10:53h

Kuwait to have renewable energy park

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The country should generate 70 megawatts of electricity by 2016 and two gigawatts by 2030. The project includes solar, wind and photovoltaic energy and is in the tendering phase.

11/06/2013 at 14:49h

Wind power auction sees record bidding

A total of 655 projects for Northeast and South Brazil are competing in a tender due on August 23rd.

24/05/2013 at 17:26h

Energy program accredits 117 companies

Inova Energia will fund innovative electric power technology projects. A total of 373 companies have submitted projects in areas such as intelligent networks, and alternative sources.

11/05/2013 at 07:00h

Mauritania builds wind energy plant

The Arab country started this week the works for a mill to have capacity to generate up to 60 megawatts. The enterprise will be in country capital Nouakchott and will cost 54 million euros.