Major Wind Energy Plant in Brazil

Hill International (NYSE:HIL) announced that its subsidiary Engineering S.A. has received a contract expansion from New Energy Options Geracao de Energia to provide construction management services in connection with Phase II of the Alegria Wind Farm in Brazil. The 15-month wind power contract has an estimated value to Engineering S.A. of approximately R$4.7 million ($2.9 million).

The Alegria Wind Farm is a 4,700-acre wind farm located in Guamare, Brazil. The wind farm is in its second phase of development, which entails constructing 61 new wind turbines with a total capacity of nearly 101 megawatts at a total cost of R$592 million ($365 million). These turbines are in addition to 31 existing wind turbines already in operation from Phase I of the project, construction of which was also managed by Engineering S.A. Upon the completion of Phase II, Alegria will be one of the largest wind farms in Brazil.

"The recent acquisition of Engineering S.A. has made Hill one of the leading project management firms in Latin America," said Jose Manuel Albaladejo Gonzalez, Senior Vice President and Managing Direct of Hill’s Spanish and Latin American operations. "We are honored to be able to assist in the construction of this green energy project for our client and the people of Brazil," Albaladejo added.