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Posted March 23, 2017Today in Energy

Brazil has the third-largest electricity sector in the Americas ›

Brazil generates the third-highest amount of electricity in the Americas, behind only the United States and Canada. In 2016, Brazil had an installed generating capacity of 137 gigawatts (GW) and generated 560 billion kilowatt hours of electricity. More


Source: EIA, International Energy Outlook 2016

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3/22/2017: $48.04/barrels

down$0.82 from week earlier
up$6.59 from year earlier

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3/22/2017: $3.011/MMBtu

up$0.030 from week earlier
up$1.148 from year earlier

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3/18/2017: 14.050 million tons

down0.653 million tons from week earlier
up0.904 million tons from year earlier

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3/17/2017: 2,092 Bcf

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3/17/2017: 533.1 million barrels

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