29 Dec '13, 9pm

#EyeOnTheAmazon 2013 in Review: #Brazil's Energy Crisis Creates Opportunities for Alternatives

Brazil's Energy Crisis Creates Opportunities for Alternatives February 12, 2013 | Christian Poirier Is Brazil running out of energy? Recent news reports detail electricity shortages due to depleted reservoirs at the country's hydroelectric facilities, which Brazil depends on for more than 80% of its electricity generation. Drought has left reservoirs dangerously low, and several large cities have already suffered blackouts. Despite the recent alarming shortages, the Brazilian government denies the need to implement electricity conservation measures – an option deemed "ridiculous" by President Dilma Rousseff – and has instead responded by firing up its network of polluting thermoelectric plants, which spew CO2 emissions while driving up electricity costs to the ire of Brazilian consumers. Meanwhile, the country's powerful Ministry of Mines and Energy has been thrown on the ...

Full article: http://amazonwatch.org/news/2013/0212-brazils-energy-cris...

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