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Brazil registers 14% energy produced by wind power, enough to supply the Northeast

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Of the total energy consumed in Brazil last Friday, September 9, 14% was produced by wind power plants, enough to supply demand in the Northeast. The data are from TCE Energy Consulting and Services in Energy partner-director Tarcísio Rosa.

On that date, hydroelectric plants accounted for 46% of consumption, while thermoelectric plants represented 25.5%, according to the specialist. On the other hand, nuclear energy represented 2.8%, and solar energy, 1.5%.

Rosa also stated that 15 years ago hydroelectric plants accounted for 95% of the energy consumed in Brazil.

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