Brazilian power holding company Light is “actively working” on a divestment program, Chief Financial Officer Roberto Barroso told attendees of an investors webcast Friday. According to BNamericas, the goal is to sell interests in assets that are not wholly controlled by the group, such as Ganhães Energia, the 11,233-MW Belo Monte hydroelectric power plant and...
Norte Energia deals with massive amounts of data at its 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydro plant in Brazil, and to make sense of it the company hired U.S.-based VMWare’s hyperconvergence solution.
Brazil’s 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydropower plant in the Amazon rainforest will start operating at full capacity, after clearance from regulator Aneel was received earlier this week. According to BNamericas, the 18-turbine project on the Xingú River in Pará state is operated under a 35-year concession contract by the Norte Energia consortium, which includes state-run Eletrobras, Eletronorte,...
Norte Energia announces it has brought the 11th turbine-generator unit online at its 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydro plant, bringing total operating capacity to 3.2 GW.
The operating license for Brazil's 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydroelectric plant has been suspended by a federal court following allegations that the project's owners did not meet environmental requirements.
The controlling group of investors in the US$26 billion 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydropower facility being constructed on the Xingu River in Para, Brazil, are seeking to sell their shares in the venture, according to published reports, just as the government of Brazil deals with the possibility of a surplus of energy.
The third unit at the Belo Monte hydropower facility, with a capacity of 611 MW, was cleared to start operating Nov. 2 by Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica (Aneel).
A Brazilian federal court has suspended an operating license for the 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydroelectric plant, stating that its developers have failed to provide water and sewage services to areas near the project.
Norte Energia, operator of Brazil's Belo Monte, has been ordered to pay close to US$4.4 million in "moral damages" to those near the 11.2 GW hydropower plant.
Commercial start-up of the first generator at the 233-MW Pimental hydropower plant has been approved by Aneel in Brazil.