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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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Wind power in Brazil: Iberdrola will install 566.6 megawatts

Iberdrola, through its subsidiary Neoenergia, will build its largest offshore wind energy complex in Latin America, called Oitis and which will consist of a total of 12 wind farms that will add a combined installed capacity of 566.6 megawatts (MW). The global investment figure for energy in this ‘wind energy megaproject’ will be around 480 … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil: Iberdrola will install 566.6 megawatts

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Wind energy in Brazil: Piauí has largest wind farm under construction in South America

The wind farm will have the capacity to generate 3.3 TWh per year and will prevent the emission of over 1.6 million tons of CO2 into the atmosphere. Piauí is among the largest clean energy producers in Brazil, ranking fifth among the largest wind energy producers in the country. Just as the state produces energy, … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Piauí has largest wind farm under construction in South America

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EIB and EDPR support the development of wind energy in Brazil

Climate action in Latin America: the EIB and EDPR support the development of renewable energies in Brazil. The EIB grants EUR 150 million to EDPR Brazil to finance wind power and solar energy plants. The agreement will help the country meet the climate objectives established in COP21. Employment: the project will create 1,900 jobs during … Continue reading EIB and EDPR support the development of wind energy in Brazil

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Enel Green Power starts construction of 133 MW of new solar power capacity in Brazil

Enel Group’s Brazilian renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações Ltda. (“EGPB”) has started construction of the 133 MW expansion of the São Gonçalo solar park, located in São Gonçalo do Gurguéia, in Brazil’s northeastern state of Piauí. The expansion brings the overall capacity of São Gonçalo to 608 MW. The Enel Group will invest … Continue reading Enel Green Power starts construction of 133 MW of new solar power capacity in Brazil

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GWEC launches Policy Pulse on Brazil wind power

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has launched a Policy Pulse report on Brazil, which provides qualitative analysis of the political and macroeconomic headwinds steering the wind sector and the measures needed to unlock greater wind power potential. With 15.1 GW of wind power, Brazil is the most advanced wind market in Latin America. Since … Continue reading GWEC launches Policy Pulse on Brazil wind power

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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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EDP Renováveis secures PPA for 126 MW of wind energy in Brazil

EDP Renováveis (EDP Renewables, EDPR), a global leader in the renewable energy sector and one of the world’s largest wind energy producers, through its subsidiary EDP Renováveis Brasil, S.A. (“EDPR Brasil”), secured a 20-year private Power Purchase Agreement (“PPA”), to sell the energy to be produced by Monte Verde VI and Boqueirão I-II. The wind power … Continue reading EDP Renováveis secures PPA for 126 MW of wind energy in Brazil

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Vestas receives 76 MW wind turbines order for the final phase of the Serra do Mel wind farm in Brazil

Brazilian energy company Echoenergia has placed a 76 MW wind power order for the third and final phase of the Serra do Mel wind farm, which first phase included Vestas’ first V150-42 MW wind turbines in Brazil. The wind farm will be located in the State of Rio Grande do Norte and, once completed, will … Continue reading Vestas receives 76 MW wind turbines order for the final phase of the Serra do Mel wind farm in Brazil

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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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Neoenergía (Iberdrola) wins contract for two new wind power plants in Brazil

Neoenergía, a subsidiary of Iberdrola, was awarded contracts to sell 30% of the wind energy it will produce in two new wind turbines farms in northeastern Brazil. The contracts were awarded to Fuerza Eólica del Brasil S.A. (FEB) – a company controlled by Neoenergía – that sold 30% of the energy of the wind farms, … Continue reading Neoenergía (Iberdrola) wins contract for two new wind power plants in Brazil

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Wind energy in Brazil: Vestas V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for 281 MW wind farm

Vestas has received a 281 MW order for three wind power plants in Brazil through a non-regulated power purchase agreement. The contract includes the supply and installation of 67 V150-4.2 MW turbines that will be locally produced under the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) FINAME II rules at the Vestas’ factory in Ceará.  “The V150-4.2 MW … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Vestas V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for 281 MW wind farm

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Casa dos Ventos places 445 MW wind energy order of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for Vestas in Brazil

Casa dos Ventos, one of the pioneers and largest investors in the development of wind power projects in Brazil, has placed a 445 MW wind farm order for the supply and installation of 106 Vestas V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for the Rio do Vento wind farm in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. … Continue reading Casa dos Ventos places 445 MW wind energy order of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for Vestas in Brazil

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Enel closes sale of 540 MW of renewable capacity in Brazil

The assets sold to Chinese company CGNEI for 2.9 billion Brazilian reais are solar plants Nova Olinda (292 MW) and Lapa (158 MW) as well as the 90 MW Cristalândia wind farm. The transaction is aimed at freeing up resources that can finance Enel’s further renewable development in Brazil, while the company will continue plant … Continue reading Enel closes sale of 540 MW of renewable capacity in Brazil

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Wind power in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines V150-4.2 MW surpasses 1 GW of orders

Brazilian energy company Echoenergia has placed a 97 MW wind power order to supply and install 23 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines at the Serra do Mel wind farm, located in the State of Rio Grande do Norte. The order is an extension of the 101 MW Serra do Mel project, which was Vestas’ first V150-4.2 … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines V150-4.2 MW surpasses 1 GW of orders

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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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