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Sao Paulo, 15 September (Argus) — Brazil's thermoelectric dispatch reached a record 15,599MW in August, amid a prolonged drought that has forced the government to minimize hydroelectric generation in an effort to stem the decline of reservoir levels.
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2014-09-15 08:48:48
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The United States remains the primary producer and consumer of automotive ethanol, followed by Brazil and China. However, higher vehicle fuel efficiency has reduced gasoline consumption in the United States and created an ethanol blend wall, restraining ...
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2014-09-15 10:43:23
Brazil\'s Silva, a lifelong environmentalist, courts big agriculture. SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva, an icon of the green movement, is cozying up to old adversaries in the sugar and ethanol industry as she seeks to win over ...
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2014-09-13 09:08:19
Brazil's government unveiled measures on 9th September to help the country's ailing sugar and ethanol sectors. Finance Minister Guido Mantega said the government will offer tax benefits as part of a broader program designed to stimulate sales abroad.
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2014-09-13 05:09:41
By Reese Ewing SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva, an icon of the green movement, is cosying up to old adversaries in the sugar and ethanol industry as she seeks to win over the powerful farm lobby ahead of next month's election. Since entering the race in mid-August, Silva has picked a pro-agriculture congressman as her running mate, met repeatedly with
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2014-09-12 10:57:14
Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) [Trend Analysis] worried on fears that the U.S. ethanol industry could soon expect an surge in Brazilian imports. Brazil permitted a tax credit for ethanol exporters in the country. According to Bloomberg, demand for ethanol ...
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2014-09-12 05:50:27
In the US, ethanol producers' stocks took an enormous hit yesterday after Brazil announced it would offer an export tax credit on ethanol. Included in the companies whose prices dipped were Pacific Ethanol and Green Plains, sinking 9% and 4%, respectively.
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2014-09-12 05:10:48
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Brazil, the second-largest hydroelectric generator in the world, will expand the use of wind energy over the next ten years as the worst drought in decades raises concerns over the stability of hydro power.
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2014-09-11 21:29:07
Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX) shares tumbled 7.4% to 21.31, and Green Plains Renewable Energy (NASDAQ:GPRE) fell 5% to 42.55, a day after Brazil approved a tax credit for domestic ethanol exporters as it looks to reinvigorate the industry. Meanwhile ...
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2014-09-11 17:56:00
In Brazil, the country will expand a tax credit to sugar and ethanol producers to spur demand for biofuel for the second time this month. Under the program, known as Reintegra, producers will receive a tax credit worth 0.3 percent of their exports. With ethanol ...
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2014-09-11 06:07:05
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BRASILIA – Brazil's government will provide tax breaks to exporters of sugar and sugar-based ethanol, Finance Minister Guido Mantega said Wednesday. The new benefits will go into effect immediately and are part of the government's Reintegra plan, which ...
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2014-09-10 18:11:05
LONDON: ICE sugar on Wednesday slid to a more than 4-year low, pressured by cane data showing a rapid harvest in Brazil, and a smaller than expected shift in allocation of cane to ethanol.
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2014-09-10 11:52:26
(Recasts with official confirmation and program details). By Alonso Soto. BRASILIA, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Brazil will include the struggling sugar and ethanol industries in a tax refund program to help them offset higher operational costs and the impact of a ...
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2014-09-10 10:00:24
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The nascent U.S. cellulosic ethanol industry has urged the White House to change course on targets for biofuel use, warning in a letter to President Barack Obama on Tuesday that current policy risks losing investments to China and Brazil.

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2014-09-09 17:14:15
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Brookfield Energia Renovavel, a unit of Toronto-based Brookfield Asset Management (BAM/A) Inc., will add to its generating fleet with a 25-megawatt hydroelectric power plant in Brazil’s southern Rio Grande do Sul state.
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2014-09-09 13:09:01