SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

July 08, 2008 06:00 ET

EDB and MPX Begin Construction of 720-Megawatt Brazilian Power Plant, an Industrial Info News Alert

CORDOBA, ARGENTINA--(Marketwire - July 8, 2008) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Energias do Brasil S.A. (Sao Paulo, Brazil) and MPX Energia S.A. (SAO:MPXE3) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) have recently started construction of the 720-megawatt (MW) Porto do Pecem coal-fired power plant in the Brazilian state of Ceara. The $1.2 billion power plant is due for completion before January 2012. Energias do Brasil S.A. is controlled by Portuguese energy company Energias de Portugal (OTC:EDPFY) (Lisbon, Portugal).

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