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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.

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.