The Arab country plans on putting four new electric power plants into operation between July and August this year.
The increase in electric power usage in 2010 was driven mainly by the industry.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Energy consumption in Brazil grew by nearly 10% in the first half this year, boosted by good performance across all market segments. The data were culled from the government’s Energy Research Company.
This is the state-owned company`s expenditure forecast on resuming the nuclear plant, including assembly and foundation-laying for the reactor building. Works should be concluded by 2015.
This statement was made by the Brazilian minister of Mines and Energy, Márcio Zimmermann. Three Brazilian regions are already being studied for establishment of nuclear plants.
The company is considering developing a series of projects in other countries. The most advanced ones are Peru, Mozambique and Nicaragua, and an inquiry was also made for an operation in Egypt.
The mill, installed in Juiz de Fora, was converted to operate using fuel alcohol. It is the first plant of the kind to operate in the world with this renewable source.