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President Dilma Rousseff expects a bribery scandal at state-run oil company Petrobras to deteriorate in coming months, aides say, with arrests possible for some political allies and potentially serious damage to an economy that is already struggling. Prosecutors say corrupt officials siphoned billions of dollars from Petroleo Brasileiro SA, as the company is formally known, into the coffers of
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2014-11-21 19:03:09
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Brazil's development bank BNDES said it received a $206 million financing loan from France's Development Agency for energy projects to contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gases. It is the first agreement reached between the two institutions, BNDES ...
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2014-11-21 13:16:43
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SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - President Dilma Rousseff expects a bribery scandal at state-run oil company Petrobras to deteriorate in coming months, aides say, with arrests possible for some political allies and potentially serious damage to an economy that is already struggling.
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2014-11-21 12:38:31
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Renewables star Brazil is now backtracking towards fossil fuels. Why, when wind could provide vital jobs?
Brazil has made huge strides in divesting from fossil fuels. In 2009 the country produced a staggering 85% of its electricity from renewable resources. Nearby Argentina hit just 29.2%, while renewably generated electricity is a scant 19
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2014-11-21 03:00:05
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Brazil’s nascent solar industry may finally have found the Green Knight it needs to develop domestic cradle-to-grave manufacturing capability that can supply the country’s growing demand: Itaipu, the world’s largest hydroelectric generator.
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2014-11-20 12:38:21
TORONTO - The renewable energy arm of Brookfield Asset Management (TSX:BAM.A) and its institutional partners have agreed to buy hydro, wind and biomass power generating assets in Brazil from Energisa SA ...
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2014-11-20 12:32:32
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Brazil's sugarcane ethanol industry has grown along with the U.S. industry to create a global market for clean and renewable biofuels, and Brazilian producers are poised to invest and increase exports. But they need the right policies to reach full potential.
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2014-11-20 08:11:34
Nevertheless, the lower-then-expected R$215/MWh average price for solar at October's reserve auction also had surprised analysts. The Brazil Wind Power Association is optimistic about the upcoming auction and continues to forecast 2GW of wind capacity ...
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2014-11-19 13:09:36
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Back in the 1970s, the Brazilians reacted to oil shortages by introducing a three-part mandatory program to develop cars that burned neat sugarcane ethanol; to ensure a neat ethanol pump would be available at every filling station nationwide; and that all ...
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2014-11-17 17:03:50
Brazil, Latin America’s largest source of carbon emissions, is maintaining its position that developed nations should be held responsible for their historic contributions to climate change, according to Carlos Klink, Brazil’s climate change secretary.
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2014-11-17 11:10:17
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Brazil has potential to increase biofuel plantations sixfold 14 November 2014 State-run agricultural research firm Embrapa states Brazil can increase planted areas for bioenergy sixfold without removing rainforest. Manoel Texeira Souza, general manager, ...
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2014-11-14 05:10:35
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According to a new report, biofuels (bioethanol and biodiesel) production in top and emerging countries such as US, Brazil, France, Spain, India, Colombia, Thailand, Sweden, Belgium, and Netherlands is expected to grow from 102,896 million litres in 2011 ...
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2014-11-11 15:23:58
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Brazil's biggest sugar and ethanol producer Cosan SA will split off the management of its natural gas distribution unit from other units of its business pending regulatory approval, the company said in a market filing on Tuesday. The natural gas distribution ...
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2014-11-11 07:07:34
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SAO PAULO Nov 11 (Reuters) - Brazilian sugar and ethanol milling group São Martinho SA posted a profit of 115.2 million reais ($45 million) in its second quarter, up 89 percent from a year earlier helped by the sale of agribusiness assets, the company said.
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2014-11-11 06:11:10
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The coalition supports fuels such as ethanol made from corn. The membership of the biofuels coalition includes 33 states, plus the Canadian province of Quebec, the Australian state of Queensland and the countries of Brazil, Mexico, Sweden and Thailand.
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2014-11-11 04:16:46