Eletrobras to raise investments to $4.8 bln in 2015

jueves 7 de mayo de 2015 17:21 GYT

SAO PAULO May 7 (Reuters) - Brazil's state-controlled power holding company Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA said it had budgeted 14.491 billion reais ($4.8 billion) of investments in 2015, up from 9.64 billion reais of investments announced for 2014.

The company, known as Eletrobras, said it would invest 10.933 billion reais in its own generation, transmission, distribution and maintenance and 3.557 billion reais in partnerships.

($1 = 3.02 Brazilian reais) (Reporting by Brad Haynes)