Brazil may need to dial up LNG imports at its Pecem terminal in 2018 to cover for weak hydroelectric generation in the country’s drought-stricken northeast.
The region’s reservoirs are currently just 4.8% full, according to data from the ONS, Brazil’s power market coordinator. The situation is critical in the Sobradinho reservoir, which is just over 2% full. The reservoir accounts for 58% of the northeast’s hydropower capacity.
The low fullness levels have reduced the level of ‘stored’ power available in the region’s reservoirs to...
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