June 27, 2008

Brazil’s Luiz Carlos Barreto Hydropower Plant Continues Modernization, an Industrial Info News Alert

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- A consortium of Brazil-based power companies will upgrade six generators, as well as velocity regulators and the telecommunication control system at the 1,050-megawatt (MW) Luiz Carlos Barreto de Carvalho hydropower plant in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The consortium is headed by Alstom Brasil (Sao Paulo), a subsidiary of Alstom SA (EPA:ALO) (Paris, France), and includes GE Hydro Inepar do Brasil SA, a subsidiary of GE Power (Atlanta, Georgia), itself a branch of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) (Fairfield, Connecticut).

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