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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.

15/04/2013 at 18:41h

Brazil's wind farms have 2.5 GW capacity

Such was the combined capacity at the country's 108 wind farms as of late 2012. The volume is up 73% from the preceding year.

25/01/2013 at 07:00h

Cheaper power bills to save Brazil US$ 15 bn

The annual impact of the lowered power bill was calculated by the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo. The organization highlights the increased competitiveness of businesses.

06/01/2013 at 07:01h

Itaipu retains lead in energy

The power plant produced 98.287 million megawatts-hour in 2012 and remained in the same position in the ranking as it has been since 1997.

14/09/2012 at 18:55h

Works at wind farm in Rio Grande do Sul to start

Santa Vitória do Palmar should have one of the main complexes in the area in Latin America. The service order has been signed.

02/08/2012 at 12:53h

Power generation declines in Brazil

Electricity generation was down 0.8% in Brazil in July from June, at 57,700 megawatts. A decline in demand from industry was one of the causes.

20/07/2012 at 13:36h

Emirates build first nuclear plant

The Gulf country started the construction of its first nuclear plant this week. Barakah Unit 1 should start operating in 2017 and generate 1,400 megawatts.