U.S. power group Duke Energy expects its two new small hydropower plants being developed in Brazil to come online by the end of 2011, wire services reported.
The hydro plants, which are under construction, will have a combined installed capacity of 33 megawatts, wire reports indicate.
Duke Energy's Brazilian subsidiary, Duke Energy Brazil, currently owns eight hydro plants in the southeastern state of Sao Paulo. Together, the plants have 2.2GW installed capacity, wire services reported.
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