Tag: hydroelectric plants

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This week, the regulator authorized the request of the state-owned companies to conduct technical and economic feasibility studies of the Jamanxim, Cachoeira do Caí and Cachoeira dos Patos dams, hydroelectric plants that would generate...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the urgency to fight climate change, renewable energies have been gaining ground in public debate. Increasingly more countries are announcing plans to expand the use of renewable sources in their energy matrix, in...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The National Electric System Operator (ONS), responsible for coordinating and controlling the operation of electric power generation and transmission, facilities sees no possibility of blackouts or rationing due to water issues in 2022. The level...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One of Paraguay's most significant assets is that it is among the world's largest generators of energy per inhabitant, and that this energy is hydroelectric, clean and renewable. According to a report prepared by the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A letter sent by ANEEL (Naional Electricity Regulatory Agency) to the Ministry of Economy indicates that the lack of funds for operating expenses in 2022, amid the water crisis, may adversely impact the electricity...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On July 8, the flow of people at the B3 headquarters, Latin America's largest stock exchange, was a positive sign for Brazil's infrastructure sector. Entrepreneurs and investors flocked there, in downtown São Paulo, with...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The largest aluminium producer in Brazil, Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio (CBA), on Tuesday applied for registration as a publicly-held company, according to information from the Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM), paving the way for...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The government of Brazil announced that the concession to operate all 29 hydroelectric plants put on auction on Wednesday were purchased, for a total of approximately R$17 billion. According...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – To relieve the pressure on hydroelectric plants, which today supply more than seventy percent of Brazil’s electricity, the country’s government is testing a pilot project where solar energy will be...

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