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Wind energy in Brazil, BNDES approves R$208 million financing for wind farm

The National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) announced the approval of financing in the amount of R $ 208 million for the implementation of the Ventos de Santa Martina 14 wind farm, in the municipalities of Caiçara do Rio do Vento and Riachuelo, in Rio Grande do Norte. According to the institution, the … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil, BNDES approves R$208 million financing for wind farm

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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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Nordex Group posts Brazil wind power order for 90 MW

Nordex has received an order from its new customer, COPEL – Companhia Paranaense de Energia, for the supply and construction of 26 AW132/3465 wind turbines in Brazil. The order also includes the Servicing of the machines, with a contract term of 20 years. The 90 MW wind farm “Jandaíra Copel” will be built in the … Continue reading Nordex Group posts Brazil wind power order for 90 MW

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GE, Siemens Gamesa and WEG lead installation of wind turbines in Brazil in 2019

North American GE Renewable Energy led the installation of new wind turbines in Brazil in 2019, followed by Siemens-Gamesa and local manufacturer WEG (WEGE3), according to a report by consultancy Wood Mackenzie released on Monday. While GE Renewable Energy maintained its position as the leader in Brazil wind energy, seeing the market share reach 55.8%, … Continue reading GE, Siemens Gamesa and WEG lead installation of wind turbines in Brazil in 2019

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Wind energy in Brazil, Nordex wind turbines for 58.8 MW wind farm

Nordex Group has received another order for AW132/3465 wind turbines from Brazil. The manufacturer will supply 17 wind turbines for its regular customer Voltalia Brasil, for its 58.8 MW Ventos Serra do Mel 4 (VSM4) wind farm. The order also includes a service agreement for service and maintenance of the wind turbines for a period … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil, Nordex wind turbines for 58.8 MW wind farm

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Wind energy in Brazil, Iberdrola receives boost to its wind power complex

Iberdrola, through its Brazilian subsidiary Neoenergia, has received a boost to the development of its Oitis onshore wind mega complex with the inclusion of much of the project under the Brazilian incentive regime. The Brazilian Government has put under the so-called Special Regime of Incentives for Infrastructure Development (Reidi) a total of 10 of the … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil, Iberdrola receives boost to its wind power complex

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First steps of offshore wind energy in Brazil

Brazil’s environmental regulator, Ibama, will hold the first public hearing next week to discuss the impact of an offshore wind power project. The 576 MW Caucaia wind farm initiative, in the state of Ceará, was presented by the Italian company BI Energia. The project includes 59 wind turbines that could supply around 30% of Ceará’s … Continue reading First steps of offshore wind energy in Brazil

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Wind power project in Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil) backed by the BNDES will supply wind energy to 800 thousand homes

The complex comprises six wind farms with 76 wind turbines and a total installed capacity of 319.2 MW. It is estimated that 700 direct and indirect jobs will be created in the construction phase. The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) has approved funding for the construction of six wind farms and an associated substation by EDP … Continue reading Wind power project in Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil) backed by the BNDES will supply wind energy to 800 thousand homes

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75% of Brazil’s new power comes from hydroelectric, wind energy and solar power

In 2019, Brazil added 7,246 gigawatts (GW) of installed electricity generation capacity, closing the year with a total 170,071 GW, of which more than 75% come from renewable energy (hydroelectric, wind power and solar). The increase exceeded the target for the year of 5,781 GW, set by the National Electric Power Agency (Aneel). In Ceará, … Continue reading 75% of Brazil’s new power comes from hydroelectric, wind energy and solar power

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Wind energy in Brazil, BNDES approves loan of R$1.3 billion for Iberdrola wind farm

The amount will finance the construction of 12 wind farms in Paraíba with a total capacity of 370.8 megawatts.  The National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) approved a loan of R $ 1.3 billion to finance the construction of 12 wind farms of the Brazilian Wind Power, a company controlled by Neoenergia, owned … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil, BNDES approves loan of R$1.3 billion for Iberdrola wind farm

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Ceará can supply with wind energy, photovoltaic and concentrated solar power throughout Brazil

According to the Atlas of solar and wind power potential of Ceará, the state could generate 94.3 GW, including wind energy, solar thermal and photovoltaic. Pioneer in stimulating wind turbines generation in Brazil, Ceará is about to launch its first hybrid solar and wind energy atlas. The study brings an integrated analysis of resources and … Continue reading Ceará can supply with wind energy, photovoltaic and concentrated solar power throughout 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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Budweiser Aquiraz Plant to be 100% Wind energy Powered

Budweiser’s wind power project has an environmental side to be highlighted: with it, 20,000 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) will no longer be emitted each year. By 2022, the entire Ceará Budweiser beer factory, located in Aquiraz, in the Fortaleza Metropolitan Region, will be 100% powered by wind power. To this end, Ambev will invest … Continue reading Budweiser Aquiraz Plant to be 100% Wind energy Powered

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Wind energy Vestas opens factory with 624 wind turbines already ordered in Ceará

With an investment of R $ 100 million, Vestas inaugurated new unit in Aquiraz to produce the largest wind turbines of the wind power company, the V150-4.2MW. Sales volume is already the largest in the history of the segment in the country Danish Vestas, the world’s largest wind energy manufacturer, delivered yesterday its new plant … Continue reading Wind energy Vestas opens factory with 624 wind turbines already ordered in Ceará

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Wind energy in Brazil: Ceará supplies wind turbines

Ceará had no wind power projects contracted, and expectations for a thermoelectric plant were dashed. Now, wind turbines sales to neighboring states are in the sights. In solar energy, Ceará had four winning projects. Ceará had no wind energy projects contracted at the A-6 energy auction, held yesterday (18) in São Paulo. However, the state … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Ceará supplies wind turbines

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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 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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Brazil looks to new horizons with offshore wind energy

Brazil, with a firm commitment to onshore wind power (on land), also begins to look at new horizons. Brazil, with a firm commitment to onshore wind energy (on land), also begins to look at new horizons with offshore power generation (offshore) in the northeast region of the country, whose extensive coastline and favorable weather conditions … Continue reading Brazil looks to new horizons with offshore wind energy

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Wind power and solar energy gain ground to hydroelectric plants in Brazil

The expansion of wind energy and photovoltaic solar power plants in Brazil is about to overtake hydroelectric plants as the main energy matrix in the country. According to the Ten-Year Energy Plan, which sets the guidelines for the expansion of the electricity sector in the country until 2027, hydroelectric plants, which in 2018 represented 64 … Continue reading Wind power and solar energy gain ground to hydroelectric plants in Brazil

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