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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.

13/03/2011 at 07:00h

Syria to have new power plants

The Arab country plans on putting four new electric power plants into operation between July and August this year.

24/01/2011 at 14:47h

Energy consumption grew by 7.8% in Brazil

The increase in electric power usage in 2010 was driven mainly by the industry.

29/12/2010 at 17:48h

BNDES approves financing for Angra 3 nuclear plant

The third plant of the type in Brazil will have an installed capacity of 1,400 megawatts. The US$ 3.6 billion in credit of are equivalent to 58.6% of total investment.

16/11/2010 at 18:42h

Emerging nations to discuss hydroelectricity in Brazil

Next week, representatives from 40 different countries will be in Rio de Janeiro to discuss power generation and development through hydroelectric plant projects. Arab countries will attend.

04/11/2010 at 12:59h

The energy that comes from the sea

An institute from Rio de Janeiro develops equipment for production of electricity from the waves. Modules that are being tested also promote desalination of sea water.

17/09/2010 at 18:15h

Brazil to issue tenders for 10 plants this year

The information was supplied this Friday by the president of the Energy Research Company, Maurício Tolmasquim. The hydroelectric plants will be built in the Northeast and Midwest regions.

27/08/2010 at 13:27h

Brazil has energy to grow 7% up until 2014

Country has sufficient power to grow by 7% a year up until 2014, according to the Energy Research Company. An auction of alternative sources and reserve energy was held this week.