Brazilian Energy Policy and Development / by Mark Langevin

In 2014, Brazil was the eighth-largest energy consumer in the world and the third in the Americas, behind the United States and Canada, according to BP statistics. Total primary energy consumption in Brazil has nearly doubled in the past decade because of sustained economic growth. The largest share of Brazil's total energy consumption is oil and other liquid fuels, followed by hydroelectricity and natural gas (U.S. Energy Information Administration October 9, 2015).

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