Brazil adds 4.7GW to power grid

Monday, September 29, 2014

Brazil has added 4.657GW of installed capacity to its power grid this year, according to the latest government data.

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Overall installed capacity reached 130.49GW following the startup of 435MW in August, Brazil's mining and energy ministry (MME) said in a bulletin on Monday.

Meanwhile MME said 2,516km of transmission lines and 8.877GVA of transforming capacity had also been added since January 1.

The bulletin, in Portuguese, can be seen here.

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