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Brazilian government outlines measures to reduce electricity consumption

Owing to severe droughts affecting hydropower generation, the Brazilian government is imposing measures to reduce electricity consumption in public buildings, including limiting the use of air conditioning.

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According to the IEA, Brazil was the largest hydroelectricity producer after China in 2020. [1] Unfortunately, severe droughts in Brazil are currently impacting the country’s hydroelectricity capacity as its reservoirs dry up.

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