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Electric

07/03/2012 at 18:11h

Development Bank approves US$ 295 mn in wind energy credit

Line of financing will cover 68% of investment in five farms in the Brazilian Northeast. Combined installed capacity will be 139 megawatts.

23/02/2012 at 17:29h

Energy generation grew 4% in Brazil

The energy generation capacity reached 117,135.72 megawatts in Brazil in 2011, with growth of 4% over the previous year.

30/12/2011 at 13:45h

Itaipu generation rose 7%

The hydroelectric power plant should end the year with production of 92.23 million megawatts hour. This is the fourth greatest figure in history of the mill, on the border between Brazil and Paraguay.

27/12/2011 at 18:09h

Eletrobras investment is record, albeit below forecast

The Brazilian electric energy company invested US$ 4.3 billion up to November. The total should reach US$ 4.8 billion by the end of the year.

02/12/2011 at 17:30h

Demand for energy to grow 78% in Brazil

The demand for energy worldwide will increase by one third from 2010 to 2035. The increase in Brazil will be the second largest, after India’s. In the Middle East, consumption also grows briskly.

21/11/2011 at 19:33h

Electric sector concessions: decision in 2012

The Brazilian minister of Mines and Energy stated that president Dilma Rousseff will decide next year whether the current contracts will be renewed or new auctions will be held.

25/09/2011 at 07:00h

Jordan to produce uranium

The country wants to reduce its dependence on imported energy and lower the spending that desalinating seawater entails. For such, a nuclear plant will be built.

04/08/2011 at 09:42h

Brazil’s first commercial solar power mill

The enterprise in Tauá, Ceará, will be inaugurated on Thursday by businessman Eike Batista. 'The sun that used to punish us is now a benefit,’ said the mayor of the city, Odilon Aguiar.

24/07/2011 at 07:01h

Cable factory invests US$ 26 million

Procable Energy and Telecommunciations, from São Paulo, should open, together with the Japanese Fujikura, a cable production unit in Rio Grande do Sul.

24/07/2011 at 07:00h

Mauritania: energy loan

France loaned 45 million euros to the Arab country for financial restructuring and balancing of the local electricity sector.

03/06/2011 at 18:45h

Brazil forecasts 30 more hydroelectric plants by 2020

The estimated investment in expanding the country’s power generation capacity is US$ 119.4 billion until the end of the decade, according to a government survey.

27/03/2011 at 07:00h

Energy transmission to get US$ 5.1 billion

Projects in the area should receive heavy investment over the next five years, according to projections of the Energy Research Company. Most of the funds should go to Northern Brazil.