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Tag: Hydroelectricity

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Mines and Energy Minister Eduardo Braga has together with President Dilma Rousseff decided that the daylight saving time currently adopted in the South and Southeast of Brazil will not...
Opinion, by Alfonso Stefanini RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Energy is at the center of every country's policy. The percentages that form Brazil's electric energy matrix vary from source to source, and with the information available to those not hacking into...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - The federal government said Monday it would not negotiate with indigenous groups which on Tuesday entered their sixth day of occupying the controversial Belo Monte dam construction site. In the inflammatory...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – For the first time since 2002 Brazil may be forced to introduce power rationing, as high temperatures and a relentless drought in the Northeast have severely diminished reservoir levels. President Dilma...

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