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Statkraft invests in solar and wind power in Brazil

In the case of the wind farm in Bahia announced by Statkraft on Monday, the planned investments are 2.5 billion reais. The company will seek long-term financing to finance investments in the wind turbines while evaluating complementary financing, such as the issuance of debentures. 30% of the future production of wind farms in Bahia was … Continue reading Statkraft invests in solar and wind power in Brazil

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AES Tietê invests in wind energy in Bahia

Starting in October, work on the installation of wind turbines for the first wind power complex in the Northeast region of Bahia, located between the municipalities of Tucano, Araci and Biritinga, 268 km from Salvador, is expected to begin, which will have an installed capacity of 322 Megawatts (MW). It is estimated that all stages … Continue reading AES Tietê invests in wind energy in Bahia

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The strong wind season generates record peaks in wind energy generation in the northeast region of Brazil

The “season of strong winds” is open, as the phenomenon that occurs in northeast Brazil is known, during this period, which runs from July to October, an increase in the quality and intensity of the winds is noted due to currents marine. For this, it is common to reach record peaks of wind energy generation, … Continue reading The strong wind season generates record peaks in wind energy generation in the northeast region of Brazil

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GE announces agreement to Provide 30 Cypress wind turbines to wind energy in Brazil

Contract includes 30 Cypress units, GE’s largest onshore wind turbine to date. All equipment will be installed at Rio Energy’s Serra da Babilonia wind farm in the state of Bahia. GE will also provide long-term operation and maintenance (O&M) services for the wind turbines. GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has been selected by … Continue reading GE announces agreement to Provide 30 Cypress wind turbines to wind energy in Brazil

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Brazil’s AES Tiete teams up with Anglo American to build wind farm in Bahia

AES Tiete has agreed with mining company Anglo American to build a wind farm in the northeastern state of Bahia. AES Tiete, which is controlled by U.S. company AES will start building the wind farm in 2021. It will have a capacity of 167.4 megawatts and investment is estimated at 670 million reais ($159.66 million). … Continue reading Brazil’s AES Tiete teams up with Anglo American to build wind farm in Bahia

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Wind energy In Brazil: BNDES approves loan to Engie wind farm in Bahia

Umburanas Wind Power Complex consists of 18 wind farms and the transmission line will have 50 kilometers.Total investment in the complex is R $ 1.6 billion, including associated transmission lines. The BNDES loan will cover 78.8% of the total project investment. The Umburanas Wind Complex consists of 18 wind farms. According to BNDES, the complex’s … Continue reading Wind energy In Brazil: BNDES approves loan to Engie wind farm in Bahia

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Wind energy in Brazil: Five new wind farms start operating in Pindaí

A national leader in the number of wind turbines and the commercialization of wind power projects, Bahia will consolidate its position with the start-up of five more wind farms in the municipality of Pindaí, in southwestern Bahia. Currently with 160 wind farms in operation, wind power generation in the state grew 49.9% in the first … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Five new wind farms start operating in Pindaí

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GE Renewable Energy to Offer Wind Turbines to EDF Renewables

GE Renewable Energy recently announced that it has entered into a definitive onshore wind power contract with EDF Renewables. Notably, this marks General Electric’s first contract with the Brazil-based company. Per the deal, EDF Renewables will utilize General Electric’s biggest onshore wind turbines for catering to consumers’ growing requirements of renewable and sustainable energy. As … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy to Offer Wind Turbines to EDF Renewables

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GE Renewable Energy announces first Cypress onshore wind power contract in Brazil

GE’s largest onshore wind turbines will be installed at EDF Renewables’ wind farm in Bahia. Agreement includes 25 wind turbines and 20 years of operation and maintenance (O&M) services for all the equipment supplied by GE. GE Renewable Energy announced today it has signed an onshore wind energy contract with EDF Renewables in Brazil. This … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy announces first Cypress onshore wind power contract in Brazil

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Wind energy in Brazil: Siemens Gamesa wind turbines for a wind farm in Bahia

The company will install 27 SG 3.4-132 wind turbines to provide clean and affordable energy for the São Francisco River region. This wind turbine model has received the FINAME Certificate from BNDES, qualifying it for access to the development bank’s lines of financing.  Siemens Gamesa has signed its first contract with Brennand Investimentos to supply … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Siemens Gamesa wind turbines for a wind farm in Bahia

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Wind energy in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for EDF wind farm

Vestas has received a 197 MW wind power order for the Folha Larga II wind farm, which will be located in the municipality of Campo Formoso in the state of Bahia, Brazil. The order, placed by long-term customer EDF, includes the supply and installation of 47 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines as well as a 20-year … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for EDF wind farm

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Vestas secures 147 MW wind energy order of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in Brazil

EDF Renewables in Brazil has placed a wind power order for the 147 MW Folha Larga wind farm to be located at the municipality of Campo Formoso, in the state of Bahia. The contract includes the supply and installation of 35 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines with 105m hub height. The nacelles will be manufactured at … Continue reading Vestas secures 147 MW wind energy order of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in Brazil

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ENGIE places 361 MW order of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in Brazil

Vestas has received a 361 MW order to supply and install 86 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for the Campo Largo Phase 2 wind park to be located at Sento Sé and Umburanas municipalities, State of Bahia. The order has been placed by ENGIE Brasil, the largest private energy producer in Brazil. “This first project with Vestas … Continue reading ENGIE places 361 MW order of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in Brazil

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Casa dos Ventos places wind farm order for 151 MW of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in Brazil

To offer its customers the most efficient and competitive wind energy solutions and to underline its commitment to the expansion of Brazil’s wind power market, Vestas earlier this year announced it will produce its leading onshore wind turbine, the V150-4.2 MW, in Brazil. Highlighting the V150-4.2 MW turbine’s strong fit with Brazil’s wind conditions, Vestas … Continue reading Casa dos Ventos places wind farm order for 151 MW of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in Brazil

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EDF Renewables awarded 276 MW of wind energy projects in Brazil

At the last federal competitive tender held by the Brazilian regulator on August 31th, EDF Energies Nouvelles’s local subsidiary, EDF Renewables, has been awarded two wind power projects located in Bahia State, totalizing 276 MW. EDF Renewables thus won nearly a quarter of the 1200 MW capacity awarded at the auction.     Those two wind farm projects … Continue reading EDF Renewables awarded 276 MW of wind energy projects in Brazil

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GE Renewable Energy and ENGIE gear up for 360MW wind farm in Brazil

GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced it has signed an agreement with ENGIE to supply 144 of its 2.5-116 turbines for the Umburanas Wind Farm Complex in upstate Bahia, Brazil. This 360MW wind installment will add to the 326.7MW under commissioning by GE Renewable Energy at the neighboring Campo Largo I wind farm, also … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy and ENGIE gear up for 360MW wind farm in Brazil

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Enel starts operations of Cristalândia wind farm in Brazil

Enel, through its Brazilian renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações (“EGPB”), has begun operation of its Cristalândia wind farm, which has a total installed capacity of 90 MW. The facility is located in the municipalities of Brumado, Rio de Contas and Dom Basilio, in Brazil’s north-eastern state of Bahia. “We are extremely pleased to … Continue reading Enel starts operations of Cristalândia wind farm in Brazil

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Wind energy in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm in Bahia

The order for the Ventos da Bahia – Phase 2 wind park adds to Vestas’ growing presence in the country despite the market slowdown in 2016. EDF EN do Brasil has placed a firm an unconditional order for the 117 MW Ventos da Bahia – Phase 2 project to be built in the northeastern state … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm in Bahia

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Enel starts 172 MW wind farm in Brazil

Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”), through its renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações Ltda (“EGPB”), has started the construction of the Morro do Chapéu Sul wind farm cluster, which is located in the municipalities of Morro do Chapéu and Cafarnaum in the state of Bahia in north-eastern Brazil, 400 kilometres from state capital Salvador.   … Continue reading Enel starts 172 MW wind farm in Brazil

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Wind energy in Brazil: Nordex Group to build 66 MW wind farm in Bahia

The Nordex Group will install 22 AW125/3000 turbines in Brazil for its customer EDF Energies Nouvelles. Acciona Windpower signed the contract for this project in the winter of 2015, prior to the merger with Nordex. The project was now booked as a firm order in June 2016 and has also been considered in the recent … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Nordex Group to build 66 MW wind farm in Bahia

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