A new How-to Guide on Hydropower Resettlement, published by the International Hydropower Association (IHA), supports hydropower project developers to identify, manage and avoid risks associated while delivering a resettlement program. Resettlement during the development of hydropower projects must respect the dignity and human rights of those affected, IHA said. This requires the project developer and...
The AES Corp. will significantly up its stake in a Brazilian renewable energy co-venture, the U.S. power generation company announced Wednesday. Subsidiary AES Brasil will acquire an additional 18.5 percent interest in AES Tietê. Estimated price tag of the transaction with BNDES Participações is $246 million U.S. The financing is primarily secured through Brazilian banks....
Brazilian utility Engie Brasil has announced a US$160 million public offering, with funds earmarked for investment into the Jaguara and Miranda hydropower plants.
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Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais will delay the planned sale of its shares in the 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydroelectric plant until next year, per a plan outlined by the Brazilian power group this week.
Brazil's Administrative Council for Economic Defense has given its approval to mining company Kinross Brasil Mineracao for its US$257 million acquisition of two hydropower projects in Goais.
When work is completed at Brazil's massive Belo Monte hydroelectric plant, it will likely signal the end of an era, per statements made by an official from the South American country's Ministry of Mines and Energy earlier this week.
GE Renewable Energy has been awarded contracts by Atiaia Energia S.A. to equip a pair of hydropower plants in Brazil's Mato Grosso do Sul state.
Heavy rains along its western border are giving Brazil's Itaipu plant a boost in its power production just when the South American country needs it most.