Brazil’s government working to avoid electricity rationing during drought

The note was published on Saturday, June 12, after reports that the government is preparing a provisional measure (MP) to allow adopting an energy rationing program in Brazil.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ministry of Mines and Energy said that energy sector institutions have been working "tirelessly" to curb risks of energy rationing in the country, due to the hydrological crisis.

"Energy sector institutions continue to work tirelessly to provide energy security in the year experiencing the worst water crisis on record in 91 years," the Ministry said in a statement.

The problem has also been discussed in the federal government's situation room, created to address the issue, with the participation of several public administration agencies.

"Thus, with the timely action of all involved and considering how . . .

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