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  1. Brazil seeks regional development plan for hydropower project sites

    Online Articles

    Mon, 20 Jul 2015

    Brazil 's mines and energy ministry invites expressions ..... in the areas of hydroelectric projects in Brazil . Responses are due August 7. A report ..... projects in the Americas recently found that Brazil leads in expected investment in hydroelectric

  2. Norte Energia awards supply contracts for Brazil's 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydroelectric plant

    Online Articles

    Wed, 15 Jul 2015

    Brazil 's Norte Energia has awarded a pair of contracts for the supply of mechanical equipment to be provided for Brazil 's massive 11,200-MW Belo Monte hydroelectric complex. The first amends a previous contract signed by the ELM Consortium

  1. China's State Grid to construct longest transmission line in Brazil as part of Belo Monte hydroelectric project

    Online Articles

    Tue, 21 Jul 2015

    contract to build and operate a second transmission line as part of Brazil 's massive Belo Monte hydroelectric power complex. The US ..... longest -- that will run from the 11.2-GW Belo Monte in north Brazil to Rio de Janeiro in the southeast. The deal also includes

  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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Brazil authorizes operation of 373.3-MW Santo Antonio do Jari hydro project

    Online Articles

    Fri, 26 Sep 2014

    Brazil 's energy regulator has authorized commercial ..... MW Santo Antonio do Jari hydro project on Brazil 's Jari River. Developer group Grupo EDP ..... Participacoes Ltda. received authorization from Brazil 's Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica