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Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy cements its leadership in Latin America with a 97-MW supply order in Argentina

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy continues to grow in Latin America, having established itself as the number-one OEM in 2016, according to the FTI rankings, with this new order for the supply of 97 MW in Argentina. In September, the company secured a firm order from Parque Eólico Arauco SAPEM (majority-owned by the Argentine state) for … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy cements its leadership in Latin America with a 97-MW supply order in Argentina

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GRI Renewable Industries will manufacture wind towers in Argentina

GRI Renewable Industries (GRI), wind industrial división of Corporación Acek, has concluded a Joint Venture agreement with Metalurgia Calviño (CALVIÑO) to initiate the manufacture of wind towers in Argentina in the second semester of 2017. This new GRI facility will be located in the existing industrial plants in the Industrial Center of CALVIÑO in Florencio … Continue reading GRI Renewable Industries will manufacture wind towers in Argentina

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Vestas secures 50 MW order in Argentina

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from the only aluminium smelter in Argentina, Aluar Aluminio Argentino S.A.I.C., to supply 14 V126-3.45 delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode for the 50 MW El Llano wind park in Chubut. Located close to Aluar’s facilities, the wind park will provide electricity for Aluar’s aluminium smelting, … Continue reading Vestas secures 50 MW order in Argentina

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Wind power in Argentina: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas receives two orders from Genneia S.A. for a total of 220 MW for phase I and II of the Puerto Madryn project. With the orders, Vestas has received orders in Argentina for around 450 MW the last six months.   Genneia S.A., Argentina’s largest wind energy supplier in terms of installed capacity, has placed … Continue reading Wind power in Argentina: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Argentina’s Pampa sells 50% Greenwind stake to Castlelake

Argentina’s Pampa Energia has sold a 50% stake in its renewables subsidiary Greenwind to the US-based private equity firm Castlelake. The US firm paid US$11.2 million for the stake, via its investment vehicle Valdatana Servicios y Gestiones, according to local reports. Through its acquisition, Castlelake will be able to participate in the development of the … Continue reading Argentina’s Pampa sells 50% Greenwind stake to Castlelake

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Wind energy in Argentina: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from Greenwind S.A, a subsidiary of Pampa Energía, one of the largest power companies in Argentina, to supply 29 V126-3.45 MW turbines for the 100 MW Corti wind park in the Bahía Blanca, Argentina.   The order is an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract and comprises … Continue reading Wind energy in Argentina: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind power in Argentina: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

With the award of two contracts for the construction of wind farms with a combined capacity of 148 megawatt, the Nordex Group has successfully entered the new growth market Argentina in December. 32 AW 125/3000 turbines are to be installed for the “La Castellana” project, while the “Archiras” project entails 15 turbines of the same … Continue reading Wind power in Argentina: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

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IDB to Finance YPF Wind Farm in Argentina

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC), a unit of the IDB, is providing a $200 million loan with a maximum repayment term of nine years to build a 20 sq. kilometer (7.7 sq. mile) wind farm with 30 wind turbines. Argentine oil company YPF said it signed a financing agreement on Wednesday with the Inter-American Development … Continue reading IDB to Finance YPF Wind Farm in Argentina

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Argentina Opens First-Ever Wind Energy Plant (Impsa)

Windy days can do more than chap cheeks, tousle clothes and wreck havoc on a good hair day. Blustery days can also produce electricity and Argentina is poised to make that easier with the debut of its first-ever wind turbine manufacturing plant, in the Mendoza province, beginning in July. Impsa, an Argentine renewable energy provider and … Continue reading Argentina Opens First-Ever Wind Energy Plant (Impsa)

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Argentina is considered as having the best wind energy resources in the world

In South America, Argentina is gearing up to launch an innovative renewable energy programme next month with a public auction to purchase 1,000MW of renewable energy, Climate Action reported. Dubbed the ‘RenovAR’ initiative, it will include a green trust fund to ensure that potential investors have the necessary confidence and security. Argentina to ramp up … Continue reading Argentina is considered as having the best wind energy resources in the world

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Argentina starts clean energy push with 1,000 megawatt tender

Argentina invited bids for projects aimed at creating 1,000 megawatts of alternative energy on Wednesday in the country’s first push toward wind and solar power production needed to help narrow its energy deficit. Argentine President Mauricio Macri said the projects would be the initial stage of a plan that calls for 10,000 megawatts, or 20 … Continue reading Argentina starts clean energy push with 1,000 megawatt tender

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Argentina has the world’s best wind resources

Global Wind Energy Council head Steve Sawyer anticipates investments in renewables The fact that Argentina has one of the best resources for renewable energy in the world isn’t something new for investors, who have kept an eye on the country for a long time to carry out solar and wind projects. Nevertheless, investments have been … Continue reading Argentina has the world’s best wind resources

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China helps Argentina with wind energy: Arauco Wind Farm was built in 2012 with 12 wind turbines

Arauco Wind Farm, showcase of the Sino-Argentinean wind power development endeavor, falls under jurisdiction of northern Argentina’s La Rioja province, home to 40 percent of the South American country’s olive-growing industry. Located in the Puerta de Arauco Valley, Arauco Wind Farm was built in 2012 with 12 wind turbines capable of generating 25 megawatts of … Continue reading China helps Argentina with wind energy: Arauco Wind Farm was built in 2012 with 12 wind turbines

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Argentina has great wind energy potential

In an interview with the Herald, senior climate change specialist at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Claudio Alatorre said the costs of renewables have been dropping but changes on the rules that govern local electricity grids must be implemented across the region. Many countries in the region, including Argentina, still rely on fossil fuels. Do … Continue reading Argentina has great wind energy potential

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NRG PATAGONIA and the Spanish firm SOLUTE have signed a contract to formalize their business relationship

NRG PATAGONIA, an Argentinian company who designs and manufactures high-power wind turbines has signed an important contract in June 2014 with SOLUTE; the Spanish independent engineering firm who specialized in wind energy consultancy. Through this agreement the Spanish company will be involved in the chief aspects of design, calculation and verification of the company’s new … Continue reading NRG PATAGONIA and the Spanish firm SOLUTE have signed a contract to formalize their business relationship

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IMPSA Signs a Contract Financed by Argentina and Launches the Construction of the Malaspina I Wind Farm

IMPSA’s subsidiary, Central Eólica Pampa de Malaspina S.A. (Malaspina I) and Nación Fideicomiso S.A.(NFSA) signed the Malaspina I Financial Trust Contract (FFMI) for the construction and startup of a 50 MW wind farm in the province of Chubut. The contract provides for the issuance of debt instruments for US$ 100 million. The Malaspina I Wind … Continue reading IMPSA Signs a Contract Financed by Argentina and Launches the Construction of the Malaspina I Wind Farm

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Argentina’s Enarsa to Construct 20 MW Wind Farm

Enarsa plans to construct a 20 MW wind farm in the southwestern Argentine town of Plaza Huincul, officials said. The wind farm will be built on a 400-hectare (990-acre) tract of land granted by Neuquen province, the Argentine federal government said Tuesday on its Web site. The project will require an initial investment of $40 … Continue reading Argentina’s Enarsa to Construct 20 MW Wind Farm

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