The plants have been the center of a drawn out legal battle, with their former operator Cemig claiming it was unfairly stripped of the concessions after refusing to accept new terms that reduced their profitability.
Projects must have a: For state-owned projects, initial information about the start date and estimates for completion and investment are taken from original signed contracts, along with addendums and annexes.
In judging the timing of investment decisions for private projects, great care was taken to differentiate between large projects receiving environmental approval and proceeding directly to construction, and smaller projects where the investment decision hinges on securing financing.
Best care is taken to ensure that recorded data is correct at the time of entry and that each entry is backed with a relevant source.
In the case of state-owned projects, validation is carried out where possible with either a member of the consortium, EPC contractor, a relevant state agency or advisors to either party.