Brazil’s electric system operator warns that 8 hydroelectric reservoirs may collapse by November

These power plants, located in the Paraná River basin, add up to 10,000 megawatts (MW) of power and represent 53% of all water storage capacity in Brazil.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The reservoirs of at least eight large hydroelectric plants in the Southeast region should reach near total collapse by November 30, the end of the dry season, according to a technical note submitted by the National Electric System Operator (ONS) to the National Water Agency (ANA).

These power plants, located in the Paraná River basin, add up to 10,000 megawatts (MW) of power and represent 53% of all water storage capacity in . . .

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