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Fueled by the policy-driven acceleration of installations in three key countries - China, Germany, and the US - the global wind industry staged a remarkable comeback in 2014. Expansion in second-tier countries, such as Brazil, Turkey, France, and Canada also helped sustain a strong foundation for the industry as it matures into a significant global source of reliable, renewable energy
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2015-03-27 23:57:59
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The liquidity risk for power distribution companies in Brazil declined in 2015 due to the government's recent implementations of the tariff flag and the extraordinary tariff review (RTE) for end consumers, according to Fitch Ratings. We believe the measures also have the potential to lower volatility in terms of operational cash flow generation for distributors
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2015-03-27 09:30:37
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NEW YORK/SAO PAOLO, March 17 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell (Xetra: R6C1.DE - news) Plc has booked a large cargo of Brazilian ethanol to the United States, the strongest sign yet that currency swings, hefty oversupply and weak prices in the world's biggest producers are roiling trade flows, sources said
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2015-03-18 09:51:19
Wednesday, March 11th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BRASILIA, March 3 (Reuters) - Brazil plans to hold its 13th round auction of oil and natural gas exploration and production rights in the second half of 2015, Mines and Energy Minister Eduardo Braga said on Tuesday.
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2015-03-11 18:50:13
Sunday, March 8th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Brazil is set to hike the percentage of ethanol in gasoline to 27% this month, reducing available stocks for export.
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2015-03-08 21:10:55
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After a 40-year fight, the plan to build huge dams to tap the Amazon's power is running out of juice, mired in corrupution and scientific uncertainty (full text available to subscribers)
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2015-03-08 15:10:44
Friday, March 6th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Brasilia, Brazil – This week, imprisoned executives from one of Brazil's largest construction firms, who are implicated in an unprecedented corruption scandal involving the parastatal oil company Petrobras, promised to expose a parallel scheme of massive fraud surrounding hydroelectric dams in the Amazon
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2015-03-06 19:57:21
Thursday, March 5th, 2015      Leave a Comment
The São Roque project calls for the construction of a hydroelectric plant on the Canoas river in Brazil's south, totaling 135MW.
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2015-03-05 16:30:41
Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
Brazil's embattled state-run oil firm Petrobras plans to sell stakes in exploration and production assets as part of a US$13.7bn divestment program over the next two years.
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2015-03-03 15:01:27
Friday, February 27th, 2015      Leave a Comment
The US$9bn, 6,450MW Madeira hydroelectric complex will include the 3,150MW San Antônio plant and the 3,300MW Jiraú plant. Both facilities are being built in Brazil's state of Rondônia, in the western part of the Amazon jungle.
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2015-02-27 01:27:41
Thursday, February 19th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Brazilians are paying more to fill their gas tanks even as oil's 49 percent rout in the past year drives down prices from New York to Tokyo.
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2015-02-19 14:51:41
Tuesday, February 17th, 2015      Leave a Comment
REHOVOT, Israel -- Evogene Ltd. , a leading company for the improvement of crop productivity and economics for the food, feed and biofuel industries, announced today the signing of a collaboration agreement ...
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2015-02-17 06:00:00
Wednesday, February 11th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Brazilian sugar and ethanol producer Raizen Energia SA, the joint venture of local conglomerate Cosan SA and Royal-Dutch Shell, posted a quarterly net loss of 87.5 million reais, down from a 115.4 million real loss a year ago. Raizen Energia, which is Brazil's biggest sugar and ethanol producer, said its adoption of hedge accounting standards caused an 87
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2015-02-11 14:04:56
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Tuesday, February 10th, 2015      Leave a Comment
ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A plan to reduce climate-changing emissions from Brazil's steel industry has failed, causing the amount of carbon pollution produced by the sector to double in less than a decade, researchers said.
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2015-02-10 09:34:57
Monday, February 9th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Brazil's Sao Martinho sugar and ethanol group said October-to-December net profit grew 66 percent from a year ago to 54.6 million reais ($19.7 million), crediting improved sales of sugar and biomass electricity. Sao Martinho started its financial year in April with the start of the 2014/2015 cane crush
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2015-02-09 20:45:50