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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil is not the only country currently experiencing an energy crisis. In China, the northeast of the country has registered blackouts due to a shortage of coal, the nation's main energy source. In Europe,...
By Alfred Rinaldi, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Parts of Rio de Janeiro have seen electricity blackouts as soaring temperatures push demand to record-breaking levels. In Rio's Rocinha, some areas had to make do without power for up...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Clocks will be set one hour forward at midnight on Sunday, October 20th, as summer season begins in most Brazilian states. The additional hour of daylight gained by the small...
Opinion, by Alfonso Stefanini RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Energy is at the center of every country's policy. The percentages that form Brazil's electric energy matrix vary from source to source, and with the information available to those not hacking into...

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