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  1. Brazil ’s drought brings water supply to near zero capacity at hydroelectric facilities

    Online Articles

    Wed, 28 Jan 2015

    Brazil is experiencing a debilitating drought as ..... hydroelectric facilities that supply power to Brazil ’s most densely populated city of Sao Paulo ..... facilities is not immediately available, but Brazil normally receives about 70% of its electricity

  2. Commissioning of turbines at Brazil's 3,750-MW Jirau nearing halfway point

    Online Articles

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015

    Nearly half of the 50 turbine units at Brazil 's 3,750-MW Jirau hydropower project ..... June. HydroWorld.com reported that Brazil 's Agencia Nacional de Energia Electricqa ..... 568-MW Santo Antonio , are part of Brazil 's 6.6-GW Rio Madeira complex. Jirau

  1. Brazil ’s hydroelectric facilities almost dry due to drought

    Online Articles

    Wed, 29 Oct 2014

    scientific data mounts as to why Sao Paulo, Brazil , is experiencing one of the country’s most ..... hydro facilities produce about 70% of Brazil ’s electricity . “The public service plants remain as the ..... from the World Resources Institute, “ Brazil showed the best improvement of any country

  2. Voith ships massive turbine runner to Brazil's 11,200-MW Belo Monte hydropower plant

    Online Articles

    Mon, 19 Jan 2015

    at its manufacturing plant in Manaus, Brazil , as work continues on the 11,200 ..... selected by developer Norte Energia of Brazil to provide equipment for Belo Monte ..... Monte is being built on the Xingu River in Brazil 's northern Para State and will be the

  3. Brazil state grants environmental license to 807.5-MW Tres Irmaos hydro project

    Online Articles

    Tue, 28 Oct 2014

    operate the 807.5-MW Tres Irmaos hydroelectric project on Brazil 's Tiete River. Triunfo unit Tijoa Participacoes e Investimentos ..... hydroelectric project under a 30-year concession agreement signed with Brazil 's Ministerio de Minas e Energia in September. Triunfo holds

  4. Power rates to soar in Rio de Janeiro as drought continues hampering Brazil's hydroelectric power market

    Online Articles

    Wed, 5 Nov 2014

    The cost of electricity in Brazil 's Rio de Janeiro state could climb ..... com reported earlier this month that Brazil 's ongoing drought is one of the most ..... gas. Some analysts said in July that Brazil 's hydropower plants could face a

  5. Brookfield buying renewable portfolio, including hydropower, in Brazil

    Online Articles

    Thu, 20 Nov 2014

    Partners LP is buying a 488-MW renewable energy portfolio in Brazil , including 163 MW of hydropower, from Energisa S.A. for $545 ..... president and chief executive officer of Brookfield Renewable. “ Brazil remains a long-term growth market in need of new supply

  6. Brazil seeks dam safety studies to rehabilitate 164 dams

    Online Articles

    Fri, 12 Sep 2014

    Brazil 's Ministry of National Integration invites ..... 164 dams. Responses are due October 3. Brazil 's energy regulator reported in August ..... state and national governments for use of Brazil 's water resources. Brazil has been dealing

  7. Brazil reverses approval of concession auction for 8,040-MW Sao Luiz do Tapajos hydro project

    Online Articles

    Thu, 18 Sep 2014

    by environmentalist lobbying groups, Brazil 's mines and energy ministry revoked ..... Luiz do Tapajos hydroelectric project on Brazil 's Tapajos River. The Ministerio de ..... September 12 for the concession auction in Brazil 's official Diario Oficial da Uniao

  8. Brazil sets concession auction for 8,040-MW Sao Luiz do Tapajos hydro project

    Online Articles

    Wed, 17 Sep 2014

    Brazil 's mines and energy ministry has published ..... Luiz do Tapajos hydroelectric project on Brazil 's Tapajos River. The Ministerio de Minas ..... Provisions for the auction, published in Brazil 's official Diario Oficial da Uniao, call