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Severe drought crippling Brazil’s power sector

Brazil’s power sector will record imbalances between generation and demand due to the severe drought that is affecting the region
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Enel makes progress on smart meter pilot in Sao Paulo

Enel Distribuição is progressing well with its smart meter trial programme in the Brazilian metropolitan region of São Paulo with the project hitting a 60% completion milestone.

Brazilian water company Sabesp upgrades metering with 100k IoT units

Sabesp has announced the completion of its smart meters project as part of efforts to enhance its revenue collection and system management.

Brazil’s Neoenergia develops portable power meter tester

Neoenergia’s new portable tester enables meters to be tested in situ without the need to interrupt the supply.

João Torres takes on new strategic advisory role in EDP

João Torres steps down as CEO of EDP’s distribution business E-REDES (formerly EDP Distribuição) for new global network role.
AVANGRID hydrogen

Brazil to host world’s largest green hydrogen plant

Energix Energy has announced its plans to invest $5.4bn to develop the world’s largest green hydrogen production plant in Brazil.
Industry 4.0

Nokia partners with Brazilian enterprises to accelerate Industry 4.0

Communications technologies company Nokia has partnered with the Brazilian Agency for Industrial Development (ABDI) and National Telecommunications Agency Anatel to accelerate the development of Industry 4.0 solutions.
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Brazil’s Amazonas Energia to advance metering infrastructure with Landis+Gyr

Brazilian energy distribution company Amazonas Energia has selected Landis+Gyr to implement an advanced metering infrastructure project in the state of Amazonas.

Energisa’s distribution businesses to upgrade across Brazil

Brazil’s National Bank for Economic and Social Development is supporting the investment plans of nine of Energisa Group’s energy distributors.

Neoenergia looks to MPLS for smart grid expansion in Brazil

Brazilian electricity company Neoenergia is modernising its communication networks with MPLS (Multi-Protocol Label Switching).