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Nicaragua's Brito hydropower project up and running in four years

The government of Nicaragua has said it will take four years for the construction of the 250-MW Brito hydroelectric plant to be completed, representing an investment of $600 million.

The hydroelectric power project on the Rio San Juan will be the single-largest electricity generation source of in the country, according to a news report in La Nación newspaper.

In other news, Santo Antonio Energia aims to launch commercial operations at the 3,150-MW Santo Antonio hydropower project in Brazil by December 2011, a spokesperson for the firm told wire services.

The hydro plant is being built on the Madeira River in the Amazon region.

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