Copergás Invests US$ 1 M to bring gas to Olinda

Inclusion of the municipality is part of the company's expansion plan, budgeted at R$ 36 million (US$ 10 M)

Inclusion of the municipality is part of the company's expansion plan, budgeted at R$ 36 million (US$ 10 M)

New Cesp Controller Files Public Offering Request

The purpose of the VTRM is to acquire all the Class B common and preferred shares issued by the generator

The purpose of the VTRM is to acquire all the Class B common and preferred shares issued by the generator
From the Media

Jan 18, 2019 - Forbes

As the proliferation of renewable energy continues across Europe, U.S. and several emerging markets, such project initiatives are gradually losing their niche status and becoming more commonplace, according to fresh industry research. Geographically speaking, the majority of wind projects emanate from Latin America with Brazil housing 19 of 41 Fitch-rated wind projects. Conversely, Fitch-rated solar projects are concentrated to a large extent (nine of 16 projects) in the U.S., or the state of California to be exact. "Over time, however, there are likely to be more solar projects out of Brazil, while offshore wind projects may proliferate in Europe and the U.S.," Joynt concluded.

Jan 18, 2019 - Agencia Brasil – EBC

Foreign Minister Ernesto Araújo met on Wednesday with opposition leaders and intellectuals opposing the government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, in addition to representatives from countries in the Lima Group and the US. Under debate were alternate ways to tackle the political and economic crisis, emigration, and human rights violations in Venezuela. The international leaders do not recognize Maduro’s rule as legitimate, as there are doubts over the elections that kept him in power.

Jan 18, 2019 - Reuters

Brazil’s Paulinia refinery (Replan), the country’s largest, is back to operating at full capacity after the ANP oil regulator said on Wednesday it had authorized the reopening of a unit shuttered in the wake of a 2018 accident. The ANP said the refinery, owned by state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA, was still without one of the three units that had been closed after the accident, but noted it did not affect production.

Jan 18, 2019 - Seeking Alpha

When it rains it pours for General Electric (GE). Tuesday Reuters reported that Brazil's power system operator requested that 662 GE transformers be removed from the the country's grid system: Brazil’s power system operator has requested that 662 transformers made by General Electric Co (GE.N) be removed from the country’s grid after a number of explosions involving the devices, according to document seen by Reuters. GE is disputing whether the explosions were product-related. The company pointed out the incidences occurred in one part of Brazil's electric network. ONS countered that similar incidences had not occurred with other transformer manufacturers or different GE models. Nonetheless, the report sounds rather foreboding for GE.