Brazilians have already paid R$1 trillion ($195 bn) in taxes to the federal, state and municipal governments since the beginning of the year, points out the Impostômetro of the Commercial Association of São Paulo (ACSP). In 2020 and 2019, this mark was beaten later, on June 27 and May 24, respectively.
Source: Valor Investe
The privatization of Eletrobras will result in an increase of R$20 billion ($13.5 bn) per year for consumers, according to an estimate by Abrace (Association of Large Energy Consumers and Free Consumers). According to the association, hiring thermoelectric plants in quantities and locations already defined, without support and technical study, may result in cost increase.
Source: UOL Economia
Brazilian startup Decoy Smart Control, a developer of biological solutions for pest control – which saw its turnover grow 437% in 2020, with respect to the amount calculated in 2019 – now targets its operations to the state of Rio Grande do Sul, a region with the largest producers of cattle herds in Brazil and which suffers annually from tick infestations.
Source: Portal do Agronegocio
The average consumption of natural gas in Brazil grew 12 percent between January and March, compared to the same period in 2020, mainly due to a jump in demand for electricity generation, the Brazilian Association of Piped Gas Distributors (Abegás) pointed out.
Aneel accepted Enel Green Power request and approved the commercial operation of ten wind turbines of the park Ventos de Santa Ângela 16, adding 31.5 MW of installed capacity in Lagoa do Barro do Piauí (PI). The agency also authorised the operation of a 4.2 MW turbine from the wind farm Serrote III, located in Trairi (CE), according to dispatches in the Official Journal of the Union.
Source: Canal Energia