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VIDEO: Brazil drought hinders Itaipu hydropower output

Power generation from the 14 GW Itaipu hydroelectric plant fell 11 percent in 2014 amid Brazil's worst drought in 84 years 

Itaipu hydro facility sets new power generation record

The plant's previous mark was 98.2 TWh, a record established in 2011-12

2012 Hydro Project of the Year: Dam or Civil Works Construction

Itaipu Binacional Itaipu Binacional won in the category of Dam or Civil Works Construction or Rehabilitation for SIAB — Sistema Inteligente de Alarme da Barragem. This dam safety system, developed to meet guidelines laid...

Droughts threaten Brazil’s hydroelectricity supply

An extended drought has Brazilian officials worried about the country's ability to meet consumer energy demand with hydroelectric resources

DistribuTECH Brasil, HydroVision Brasil attract 1,700 attendees

More than 100 companies from around the world exhibited at the events, showcasing the latest products, technologies and services for the hydropower and transmission and distribution sectors

Itaipu hydroelectric facility hits 8.17 terawatt hours

The plant, located on the Brazil-Paraguay border, has produced 64.2 TWh in 2012, the highest tally in its 28-year history for the first eight months

ABB wins $80 million contract for Itaipu hydro project substations

The civil works will be carried out by CIE, a Paraguayan construction company. The order was booked in the second quarter