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  1. 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

  2. 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

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Brazil utility invites partnership proposals to bid for 6,100-MW Sao Luiz do Tapajos hydro concession

    Online Articles

    Fri, 1 Aug 2014

    Brazil utility Furnas Centrais Eletricas S.A ..... Luiz do Tapajos hydroelectric project on Brazil 's Tapajos River. Proposals are due August ..... financial appraisal of Sao Luiz do Tapajos to Brazil 's Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica

  7. 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

  8. Brazil hoping El Nino bolsters hydroelectric power reservoir levels

    Online Articles

    Wed, 16 Jul 2014

    Nino weather patterns will help allay Brazil 's shortage of water for hydroelectric ..... consumption. The projection is concerning for Brazil , where hydro accounts for about 75 ..... statement. El Nino is expected to help refill Brazil 's reservoirs by providing higher-than