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How wind energy is progressing in Brazil

Wind power is already the second largest source in the Brazilian energy matrix. According to the Brazilian Wind Energy Association (ABEEólica), the installed capacity in the country reached 16 GW in the first half of 2020. There are 637 wind farms and 7,738 wind turbines. In 2019, the wind power industry invested R $ 13.6 … Continue reading How wind energy is progressing in Brazil

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Investments in wind energy in Brazil continue to grow

After 10 years of the first wind energy auction in Brazil, investments in wind turbines are getting stronger. US $ 3.45 billion (R $ 13.6 billion) was invested in new wind power projects in the sector, only in 2019, which represents 53% of the investments made in renewable energy in Brazil, with the installation of … Continue reading Investments in wind energy in Brazil continue to grow

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Wind energy in Brazil is expected to have 24.2 GW by 2024

With 16 GW of wind power installed in the country, wind energy is expected to reach 24.2 GW in 2024, considering auctions already held and contracts signed for wind farm plants on the free market. Infovento 2019, a newsletter produced by the Brazilian Wind Energy Association and published on Monday, June 15, World Wind Day, … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil is expected to have 24.2 GW by 2024

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Brazil consolidates as the country with the highest wind energy capacity in Latin America

Brazil consolidated its position as the country in Latin America with the most installed wind energy capacity in 2017, and as the eighth country in the world with the most capacity to produce wind energy, according to the Brazilian Wind Energy Association (Abeeólica). The data, disclosed by Abeeólica, is based on a report from the … Continue reading Brazil consolidates as the country with the highest wind energy capacity in Latin America

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Brazil closes 2017 with 12.76 GW of wind energy capacity

Brazil’s installed wind power capacity hit 12.76 GW at the end 2017, the National Wind Energy Association (Abeeolica) said. Brazil had 508 operational wind farms at the end of the last year, according to the association’s monthly bulletin. Abeeolica estimates that 223 more wind farms will join the list in the near future, with 5.11 … Continue reading Brazil closes 2017 with 12.76 GW of wind energy capacity

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Brazil’s wind power capacity reaches 10.92 GW

Brazil’s installed wind energy capacity reached 10.92 GW at the beginning of April, the National Wind Energy Association (Abeeolica) said on Monday. The country started the fourth month of the year with 437 operational wind farms. It is estimated that 303 wind farms will become operational by 2020, in turn adding 7 GW of wind … Continue reading Brazil’s wind power capacity reaches 10.92 GW

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Wind power in Brazil: Ceara gives prelim licence to 972 MW wind farm

Semace gave a preliminary licence to a 972.4 MW wind power project. The licence proves that the execution of the scheme is environmentally feasible which in turn enables the project to take part in Brazil’s energy auctions.   The Complexo Eolico Ibiapaba Sul, as it is named, will consist of 442 pieces of 2.2-MW wind turbines … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil: Ceara gives prelim licence to 972 MW wind farm

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The wind energy should create 15,000 jobs in Ceara, Brazil, 2019

Ceara announced that is working to reduce by three months the waiting period for the environmental licensing of wind power projects. Wind farms in the the Brazilian state of Ceara enjoy the world’s highest capacity factor at 43.4% on average. Brazil’s average capacity factor for wind energy stands at 35.2% while globally the figure goes … Continue reading The wind energy should create 15,000 jobs in Ceara, Brazil, 2019

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Wind energy in Brazil is ranked 10th globally

Brazil is ranked 10th globally in terms of installed wind capacity. During 2015, it installed 2.75 GW – a record for Brazil – bringing the total to 8.72 GW, which accounts for 6.3% of the Brazilian energy matrix. More than R$ 16 billion have been invested, 41,000 jobs created, more than 5 million homes were … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil is ranked 10th globally

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Brazil’s wind energy potential at 500 GW

German wind energy measurement group DEWI estimates that Brazil’s wind power potential amounts to 500 GW, considering the latest technological developments.   Jens Molly, DEWI’s founder, presented the data at the Brazil Windpower 2015 event last week. In 2001, the potential was determined at 143 GW, considering towers up to 50 metres. The fresh calculations of the … Continue reading Brazil’s wind energy potential at 500 GW

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