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Vestas to open new Argentina wind energy plant

Building on its successful track record in Latin America, Vestas strengthens its position as the leading wind turbine manufacturer in Argentina by building a hub and nacelle assembly facility in the Buenos Aires province. The new facility, which will generate hundreds of news jobs once complete, is being established to meet the country’s huge growth … Continue reading Vestas to open new Argentina wind energy plant

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New order takes Vestas’ announced 2017 order intake in Argentina close to 600 MW

Vestas has received another order to extend a wind park in Argentina, underlining its market-leadership in Argentina’s growing wind energy market. The order is placed by Petroquímica Comodoro Rivadavia S.A. (PCR), a national company specialised in cement and oil & gas industries, and includes 22 MW. In total, PCR will have 123 MW of installed … Continue reading New order takes Vestas’ announced 2017 order intake in Argentina close to 600 MW

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Vestas to extend wind farm in Argentina with 50 MW

Vestas has signed a deal with Aluar Aluminio Argentino S.A.I.C to extend the Aluar wind park, taking Vestas another step towards consolidating its market-leadership in Argentina. Earlier this year, Aluar, the only aluminum smelter in Argentina, placed a 50 MW order for the first phase of the wind park, which will have a total capacity … Continue reading Vestas to extend wind farm in Argentina with 50 MW

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Senvion’s contract for Los Hercules in Argentina

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, announced its contract for the supply and delivery of 27 Senvion 3.6M114 NES turbines with EREN Renewables (“EREN RE”) in Argentina has become a firm contract. All conditions precedent have been fulfilled. The project, developed and owned by EREN RE, was awarded a PPA in the RENOVAR … Continue reading Senvion’s contract for Los Hercules in Argentina

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Argentina Embraces Renewable Energies

The distinguished Convention Center of the Alvear Icon Hotel serves as home for specialists from international organizations, speakers, and investors to exchange experiences and discuss the integration of the energy sector at a sub-regional and regional level.   The XLVII edition of the “Council of Experts and Meeting of Ministers” had the presence of the … Continue reading Argentina Embraces Renewable Energies

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BYD will provide 50 pure electric buses to the Argentine province of La Rioja

he fleet of buses are part of a series of new energy solutions BYD inked with La Rioja on Thursday at the China Hi-tech Fair 2017 in Shenzhen,south China’s Guangdong Province. In accordance with preliminary surveys and consultation, BYD’s new energy solutions will include pure electric vehicles, solar module products, and battery energy storage systems. … Continue reading BYD will provide 50 pure electric buses to the Argentine province of La Rioja

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Wind energy in Argentina: production of wind towers of SICA

Esperanca company SICA is carrying out the construction of a new factory for the production of wind turbines that will generate 250 direct and indirect jobs. The owner of the company, Jorge Simonutti, said that there is another project for Esperanza with a Spanish company in another area. Simonutti said that “the project of the … Continue reading Wind energy in Argentina: production of wind towers of SICA

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Renewable energy: 117 companies bought bidding documents for the new tender in Argentina

The Ministry of Energy plans to award projects for up to 1,200 megawatts of power in wind, solar and biomass energy, among others. The Ministry of Energy will receive on Thursday the offers for renewable energy generation projects under the framework of Round 2 of the “Renovar Plan”. They sold 117 sheets, a record against … Continue reading Renewable energy: 117 companies bought bidding documents for the new tender in Argentina

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

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has secured an agreement for its first partnership in Argentina with EREN Renewable Energy (“EREN RE”) for the supply and delivery of 27 Senvion 3.6M114 NES turbines. The project, developed and owned by EREN RE, was awarded a PPA in the RENOVAR Round 1 tender in October … Continue reading Wind energy in Argentina: Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm

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

The Nordex Group has added a further chapter to its success story in Argentina with an order for 26 N131/3900 turbines for the “Pomona” wind farm. The contract will be executed on a full EPC basis, including civil and electrical engineering, procurement, construction and manufacturing, delivery and installation of the wind turbines. Preparations for construction … Continue reading Wind energy in Argentina: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

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

Vestas has won a 40 MW order that was awarded as part of Argentina’s RenovAr 1.5 auction. With this new project, Vestas has signed close to 700 MW in Argentina over the past twelve months. Parques Eólicos Vientos del Sur S.A., a subsidiary of Grupo Frali S.A., has placed an order to Vestas for the … Continue reading Wind power in Argentina: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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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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