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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 Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The water and electricity crisis in the Southeast of Brazil continues as the Santa Branca reservoir in the interior of São Paulo state has reached water levels below the need...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The government of Brazil is discussing measures to reinforce the generation of energy in the country after a partial blackout in eleven states and the capital, Brasília, on Monday, January...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Clocks will be set one hour forward at midnight on Sunday, October 20th, as summer season begins in most Brazilian states. The additional hour of daylight gained by the small...
By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter SALVADOR, BRAZIL – Around fifty million people in northeastern Brazil were affected by a regionwide blackout on Wednesday afternoon. The power outage was the result of a manmade fire in a rural area of Piauí...

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