Brazil Brazil: Capacity of power plants, public (megawatt)


The data set "Capacity of power plants, public (megawatt)" for Brazil contains data from the year 1990 until 2017.
Net installed capacity is measured at the terminals of the stations, i.e., after deduction of the power absorbed by the auxiliary installations and the losses in the station transformers, if any. Data concerning capacity refer in principle to 31 December of the year under consideration.
Public utilities comprise the undertakings whose essential purpose is the production, transmission and distribution of electric energy, primarily for use by the public. These may be private companies, co operative organizations, local or regional authorities, nationalized undertakings or governmental organizations.
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In our database there are 25,880 data sets for Brazil. Here is a selection of some more data for Brazil.

Electricity Daten

Data set Value
Electricity consumption per capita (kWh) 2,601,000
Electricity exports (kWh) 2,544,000,000
Electricity imports (kWh) 38,430,000,000
Access to electricity (% of population) 100.0
Electricity production from oil, gas and coal sources (% of total) 24.3
Electric power transmission and distribution losses (% of output) 15.8
Time required to get electricity (days) 64.4
Delay in obtaining an electrical connection (days) 27.7
Capacity of power plants, total (megawatt) 157,580
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Capacity of power plants, public (megawatt)
132,489
Capacity of power plants, self-producer (megawatt) 25,091

General data

Data set Value
Population, total 210,867,954
Area (sq. km) 8,515,770.0
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $) 2,055,505,502,225
Gross domestic product per capita (US $) 9,821
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