Brazil awarded a contract to build an $11 billion hydroelectric dam in the Amazon to a group led by a state-run utility, ignoring criticism by environmentalists, “Avatar” director James Cameron and construction firms.
Cia. Hidro Eletrica do Sao Francisco, a unit of state-controlled power utility Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA, plans to build four plants that generate electricity from biogas as part of a 45 million-real ($23 million) research project.
Cia. Hidro Eletrica do Sao Francisco, a unit of Brazil’s state-controlled power company Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA, has started producing power from its first wind farms two months behind schedule.