Brazil may import energy if shortfall hits this summer

Posted on July 9, 2015 • Filed under: Brazil reported Brazil is considering importing more energy from neighboring countries to forestall a possible power shortage in the summer, a top official said Monday.Luiz Eduardo Barata, the executive secretary of the Mining and Energy Ministry, warned water levels at the country’s reservoirs were significantly low due to last year’s lengthy dry season, and the government wanted to head off any supply outages in the summer, when energy consumption in Brazil skyrockets. Read Article

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