Cemig Plants: the history of electricity in Minas and Brazil

Usinas da Cemig: a história da eletricidade em Minas e no Brasil

Developed in a partnership between Memória da Eletricidade, responsible for the content and image researches and for writing the texts, and the Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais – Cemig, responsible for the project and the graphic production, this book rescues through information and pictures, dozens of company plants, the story of electricity generation in the state of Minas Gerais. In the story, information on river basins, the ideals of the pioneers, and the strength of those who built the company’s generating heritage: small, medium and large power plants of hydro, thermal and wind generation. Over 50 years of history, during which Cemig never stopped exploring the state’s energy potential, especially in the Triângulo Mineiro, where most of the region hydraulic resources can be found.

* Available for consultation only. Please, contact the Leo Amaral Penna Library.

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20,5 x 23 cm





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