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Industry Report Card: A Power Surge For Many Latin American Utilities Aug 06

In the first half of 2006, the ratings on Latin American electric utilities continued enjoying the positive trend that started in 2003, mainly as a result of the ongoing favorable economic conditions in the region. First, demand for power grew 3% to 8% in many countries, including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru. Second, the companies' higher power sales, combined with the persistent strength of local currencies against the U.S. dollar, resulted in better debt service coverage ratios mainly because of stronger local-currency-linked cash flow generation and lower debt levels. (The exceptions among the currencies were the Colombian and Chilean pesos, which lost about 13% and 5% of their value, respectively, in the first half of 2006.) Third, the...

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Companies Mentioned
- Empresa Nacional de Electricidad S.A. Chile
- Comision Federal De Electricidad
- AES Gener S.A.
- Enersis S.A.
- E-CL S.A.
- Empresa Electrica Guacolda S.A.
- Eletrobras-Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A.
- Espirito Santo Centrais Eletricas S.A.
- Inversora Electrica de Buenos Aires S.A.
- Empresa Distribuidora Y Comercializadora Norte S.A.
- C.A. La Electricidad De Caracas
- Compania de Transporte de Energia Electrica en Alta Tension TRANSENER S.A.
- Interconexion Electrica S.A. E.S.P. (ISA)
- Ampla Energia e Servicos S.A
- Companhia de Eletricidade do Estado da Bahia
- Rio Grande Energia S.A.
- Empresa Distribuidora de Electricidad de Mendoza S.A.
- Eletropaulo Metropolitana Eletricidade de Sao Paulo S.A.
- Companhia Energetica do Rio Grande do Norte
- CPFL Energia S.A.
- Energisa Sergipe-Distribuidora de Energia S.A.
- Companhia Forca e Luz Cataguazes-Leopoldina
- Compania General de Electricidad S.A.
- AES Sul Distribuidora Gaucha de Energia S.A.
- CESP-Companhia Energetica de Sao Paulo
- Transelec S.A.
- Companhia Paulista de Forca e Luz
- Elektro Eletricidade e Servicos S.A.
- Tractebel Energia S.A.
- Energisa Paraiba-Distribuidora de Energia S.A.
- Companhia Energetica de Pernambuco (CELPE)
- Empresa Electrica de Guatemala S.A.
- Neoenergia S.A.
- Termopernambuco S.A.
- Companhia Piratininga de Forca e Luz
- Centrais Eletricas Matogrossenses S.A.
- Centrais Eletricas do Para S.A.
- Bandeirante Energia S.A.
- Electricidad Argentina S.A.
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