BRAZIL

 
Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015

In view of the drought-triggered energy crisis, the government has proposed sweeping reforms that would increase state regulation in the power industry. Earlier, the government had tried to sell off state power generators and liberalise rates to attract private investment. Investments of roughly us $9.62 billion are required to increase the power supply by 20,000 megawatts over the next two years.

Subscribe to Weekly Newsletter :

Comments are moderated and will be published only after the site moderator’s approval. Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name. Selected comments may also be used in the ‘Letters’ section of the Down To Earth print edition.