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Tag: hydroelectric plants

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The government of Brazil announced that the concession to operate all 29 hydroelectric plants put on auction on Wednesday were purchased, for a total of approximately R$17 billion. According...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – To relieve the pressure on hydroelectric plants, which today supply more than seventy percent of Brazil’s electricity, the country’s government is testing a pilot project where solar energy will be...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Due to the surge in industrial activity in the last few decades, Brazil has began to worry about its current energy sources and has started to invest in new, complementary...

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