Tag: Ministry of Mines and Energy

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This volume of energy is equivalent to the total potential of virtually four Belo Monte hydroelectric plants, the largest Brazilian power plant. Through Decree 10,946, issued on Wednesday, January 25, by the Ministry of Mines...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bento Albuquerque, said there will be no extension of the electricity tariff exceptionally created due to the water shortage and set to end in April. "It's over, it's really over. Just as they asked me...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Some basic items in Brazilians' lives registered sharp price hikes in 2021. Such is the case of electricity, meat and fuels. All of them have a common denominator, the dollar, which suffered a great...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In an extraordinary auction convened to grant emergency licenses for electricity generation from wind, solar, thermal and biomass sources, ANEEL selected 17 proposals with a combined installed capacity of 1,221 megawatts of power that...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's Minister of Infrastructure, Tarcisio Freitas, hit the road on Monday (4) for a series of meetings with investors in the United States to promote the ambitious concessions program with which the country plans...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Germany is showing once again that it is still willing to help Brazil care for the environment, after repeated warnings to the Bolsonaro government about blocking funds intended to fight deforestation. In the complete study...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - During his weekly live stream on social networks on Thursday night, August 26, the president classified the current energy crisis as a "serious problem." "The problem is serious. I am appealing to you at home...
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 - Eletrobras has announced a R$8.3 (US$1.6) billion program to purchase more modern equipment and modernize and digitalize its plants between 2021 and 2025. A hydroelectric plant's aging process, with the wear and tear of turbines...

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