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Water cuts and blackouts have spread across large areas of south-east Brazil as a result of the worst drought in the country since 1930. The drought has hit Brazil's three most populous states: São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Minas Gerais. More than four million people have been affected by water rationing and power cuts
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2015-01-24 23:31:36
SAO PAULO: Brazilian stocks fell on Friday on fears of energy rationing that could hit the country's already ailing economy, while Latin American currencies weakened after an ECB-inspired rally.
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2015-01-23 15:20:54
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Brazilian stocks fell on Friday on fears of energy rationing that could hit the country's already ailing economy, while Latin American currencies weakened after an ECB-inspired rally. Brazil's benchmark ...
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2015-01-23 09:39:14
Cosan SA Industria & Comercio, co-owner of the world’s largest sugarcane processor with Royal Dutch Shell Plc, advanced the most in a month as Brazil’s plan to boost gasoline taxes bolstered the outlook for ethanol use.
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2015-01-22 23:50:33
A major Rio hydroelectric power plant was switched off after water levels slipped below an operational minimum following severe drought, Brazil's national grid told AFP on Thursday.
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2015-01-22 16:41:16
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Royal Dutch Shell's JV company Raizen, the largest ethanol producer in Brazil, announced on Sunday t...
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2015-01-18 21:37:50
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RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Maria das Gracas Foster will keep her job as chief executive officer of Petroleo Brasileiro SA despite calls for her resignation after a corruption scandal at the state oil company, Brazil's Energy Minister Eduardo Braga said on Thursday.
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2015-01-15 20:07:13
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Brazil’s development bank boosted financing for wind power 83 percent last year, and it expects to approve more loans this year.
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2015-01-15 14:09:35
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Richard Tomkins SãO JOSé DOS CAMPOS , Brazil, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Boeing and Embraer have established a research center to help create a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in Brazil.
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2015-01-15 07:46:11
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The Brazilian government will not give any extra funds to indebted power utilities this year to avoid further harm to its finances, Finance Minister Joaquim Levy said on Tuesday, in another bold sign of ...
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2015-01-13 10:35:38
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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The recent plunge in international oil prices to multi-year lows has heightened the risk for Brazil's sugar and ethanol (S&E) industry, according to Fitch Ratings. The price drop has eased the pressure on Petroleo Brasileiro S.A - Petrobras (IDR BBB / Nat. Scale AAA(bra)) to increase domestic gasoline prices, which reduces demand for alternative fuels
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2015-01-08 10:00:08
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BRASILIA: State-run banks in Brazil may loan 2.5 billion reais ($932 million) to the country's energy distributors as they face soaring power costs, the director of energy watchdog Aneel said on Wednesday.
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2015-01-07 23:37:16
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China's Three Gorges Power Plant generated 98.8 billion kilowatt-hours (kwh) of electricity in 2014, beating the world record for hydropower generation set by Brazil's Itaipu hydroelectric plant, Xinhua reported.
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2015-01-02 12:31:14
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YICHANG, Jan. 1 (Xinhua) -- China's Three Gorges Power Plant generated 98.8 billion kilowatt-hours (kwh) of electricity in 2014, beating the world record for hydropower generation set by Brazil's Itaipu hydroelectric plant, according to the China Three Gorges Corporation on Thursday.
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2015-01-01 21:37:26
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BNamericas takes a look at the progress of Brazil's largest hydroelectric projects and identifies the challenges they face to be ready on time. This news article is one of hundreds published daily by Business News Americas about the commodities, markets, movements, companies, projects, economics and politics integral to the development of Latin America
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2014-12-29 19:52:01