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Cemig will hold second wind energy auction in September

The Energy Company of Minas Gerais S.A. (CEMIG) will hold its next and second wind power auction in September. According to the announcement of the auction, the selected projects will be granted a PPA with a duration that goes from 10 to 20 years, while the start of the energy delivery has been established for … Continue reading Cemig will hold second wind energy auction in September

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Siemens Gamesa secures Brazil’s largest-ever contract: 136 turbines for Iberdrola

Siemens Gamesa has reinforced its position in Brazil having signed its largest ever contract* in this market. The company will supply a total of 471 MW to Neoenergia, Iberdrola’s Brazilian subsidiary. The agreement encompasses the commissioning of 136 of the company’s SG 3.4-132 turbines at the Santa Luzia complex, which comprises 15 wind farm developments, … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa secures Brazil’s largest-ever contract: 136 turbines for Iberdrola

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Nordex Group awarded contract in Brazil

The Nordex Group has been awarded a contract for the delivery and installation of the “Fortim” wind farm. With a capacity of 123 megawatts, the project will comprise 41 AW125/3000 turbines. Installation work will be commencing at the beginning of 2019. The customer is the Brazilian utility Furnas, a subsidiary of Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. … Continue reading Nordex Group awarded contract in Brazil

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Eletrobras Approves Sale Of US$766m In Wind, Power Assets

Brazilian state-backed utility Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras (Eletrobras) has reportedly approved the sale of equity interests in 970 MW of wind projects and 1,000 km of transmission lines. The divestment comes as the country’s economic woes continue to put pressure on state-run firms to sell assets. Specifically, the company’s board of directors has given the go-ahead … Continue reading Eletrobras Approves Sale Of US$766m In Wind, Power Assets

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Iberdrola to invest $833.1m in Brazilian wind energy

Spain’s Iberdrola is planning to invest US$833.1 million in new electricity distribution and wind projects in the northern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Norte over the next five years. Rio Grande do Norte Governor Robinson Faria said that one of the major reasons the state attracted renewable energy companies was its strong support given … Continue reading Iberdrola to invest $833.1m in Brazilian wind energy

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EDF Energies Nouvelles wins a 114 MW wind energy project in Brazil

EDF Energies Nouvelles is announcing the award of a power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 114 MW wind energy project in the State of Bahia as part of a Brazilian federal competitive tender. The project, which is scheduled for commissioning in 2021, contributes to the EDF Group’s CAP 2030 strategy which aims at doubling its renewable energy … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles wins a 114 MW wind energy project in Brazil

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Nordex commencing tower production in Brazil

The Nordex Group has opened a plant in the North Brazilian state of Brazil Piaui for the production of concrete towers. The plant is to produce the 65 towers required for the “Lagoa do Barro” wind farm, which Nordex will be installing in the near future. It marks one of the first major investments in … Continue reading Nordex commencing tower production in Brazil

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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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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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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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EDPR is awarded long term contracts for 218 MW at Brazilian energy auction

EDP Renewables, S.A. (“EDPR”), through its subsidiary EDP Renováveis Brasil, S.A. (“EDPR Brasil”), secured today 20-year Power Purchase Agreements (“PPA”) at the Brazilian energy A-6 2017 auction to sell electricity in the regulated market. The energy will be produced by two wind farms to be installed in the Brazilian State of Rio Grande do Norte; … Continue reading EDPR is awarded long term contracts for 218 MW at Brazilian energy auction

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Enel wins tender to build 618 MW wind power projects in Brazil

Enel’s subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações (EGPB) has won a tender to construct three wind energy projects in Brazil totalling 618 MW. This is the second tender that was secured by Enel in the recently held renewable energy auction in Brazil. The first tender was won earlier this week for the construction of a … Continue reading Enel wins tender to build 618 MW wind power projects in Brazil

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CPPIB and Votorantim Energia to acquire 565 MW wind energy in Brazil

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Votorantim Energia have agreed to form a joint venture in Brazil and will acquire two operational wind farms in the country, totaling 565MW.   The joint venture has been formed to invest in the country’s power generation sector, particularly in wind segment. For this joint venture, CPPIB has … Continue reading CPPIB and Votorantim Energia to acquire 565 MW wind energy in Brazil

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EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions 350 MW in wind and solar energy capacity in Brazil

The bulk of the Pirapora solar photovoltaic project (with close to 400 MWp in total capacity) and the 66 MW Ventos da Bahia wind farm were recently commissioned and connected up to the Brazilian grid via its EDF EN do Brasil local subsidiaries. The 350 MW in installed capacity so far contribute to the EDF Group’s Cap 2030 … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions 350 MW in wind and solar energy capacity in Brazil

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Brazil offers up to 9 GW in energy auctions

Brazil is planning to award contracts for as much as 9 gigawatts (GW) of new generating capacity in a pair of power auctions scheduled for December, according to a person with knowledge of the process. The bulk is expected to go to wind energy. The first event will feature contracts for 1.4 GW to 2 … Continue reading Brazil offers up to 9 GW in energy auctions

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GE Hits 5GW Milestone of Wind Energy in Brazil

Company’s installed capacity represents more than 33% of all wind energy in the country. GE’s Onshore Wind business to Commission 600 MWs in September. By year end, the company will have installed more than 2,700 wind turbines. GE announced today, from the Brazil Windpower conference, that it has reached 5,000 MW of installed wind capacity … Continue reading GE Hits 5GW Milestone of Wind Energy 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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Neoenergia incorporates Elektro’s businesses to create an electricity industry leader in Brazil and Latin America

The shareholders of Neoenergia – Iberdrola (39%), Caixa de Previdência dos Funcionários do Banco do Brasil (Previ) (49.01%) and BB Banco de Investimentos (Banco do Brasil) (11.99%) – have reached an agreement by which the company will take on the activity and businesses of Elektro, the Brazilian affiliate of Iberdrola1. This will create the biggest … Continue reading Neoenergia incorporates Elektro’s businesses to create an electricity industry leader in Brazil and Latin America

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Actis to acquire Gestamp’s wind farms in Brazil

Actis LLP signed a deal to acquire all of Gestamp Renewables Corp’s wind parks in Brazil, a move that will make the U.K. private equity firm the second-largest renewable energy company in the country.   The London-based Actis agreed to buy 416 megawatts of wind parks, the people said, asking not to be identified because … Continue reading Actis to acquire Gestamp’s wind farms in Brazil

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Ceará has potential of 80 GW of wind energy

Ceará can become a giant in wind power generation if it can realize its full potential. This is indicated by preliminary data from an unprecedented study by Vestas, a Danish company considered one of the largest in the world in the production of wind turbines. Denmark’s Vestas has released preliminary data on an unprecedented study … Continue reading Ceará has potential of 80 GW of wind energy

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