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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian Committee for the Monitoring of the Electric Sector (CMSE) decided on Friday to put into operation the more expensive thermoelectric plants to help supply the country’s energy...
By Scarlet Bringuenti Bennett RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Solar and wind energy development is set to grow in Brazil over the next 5-10 years, and according to some reports, may account for 8.12 percent and 0.95 percent of the...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Petrobras closed the third quarter of the year with a net profit of R$6.6 billion, more than 25 times higher than the R$266 million obtained in the same period last...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – ANEEL (Electric Energy Regulator) in Brazil will conduct the first energy transmission auction of the year on Thursday (June 28th) with twenty lots of transmission lines up for sale....
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the truckers' strike currently gripping Brazil reaching its seventh day, over the weekend, Mayor of Angra dos Reis, Fernando Jordão, declared a state of emergency for the city. "I...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After heated disputes between Brazil’s federal government and the government of the state of Minas Gerais, the National Electric Energy Agency (ANEEL) auctioned off on Wednesday four hydroelectric plants operated...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The National Electric Energy Agency in Brazil, ANEEL, held an energy auction today where 31 of the 35 lots made available for the construction, operation and maintenance of energy transmission...
By Nelson Belen and Ciara Long, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to estimates from Brazil's National Electric Energy Agency (ANEEL), by 2024, some 1.2 million Brazilian households are expected to adopt the new distributed energy generation system....
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANIERO, BRAZIL - Earlier this week, Brazil oil giant, Petrobras, and the French oil and gas company, Total, signed a strategic partnership agreement setting the framework for segments of gas and energy exploration...

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