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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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Wind power production in Brazil in the first half of April increased by 11.1% per year

Wind energy production in Brazil in the first half of April increased by 11.1% per year to 3,192 megawatts (MWA), according to preliminary data released by the Chamber of Electricity Commercialization (CCEE). The share of wind energy rose from 4.3% to 4.8% the previous year, according to data from the CCEE published in the InfoMercado … Continue reading Wind power production in Brazil in the first half of April increased by 11.1% per year

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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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Vestas secures 206 MW wind power order in Brazil for the V150-4.2 MW wind turbines

The French multinational company Quadran International has through its subsidiary Quadran Brasil, placed an order for the 206 MW Serrote wind farm to be located at the municipality of Trairí, in the state of Ceará. The contract includes the supply and installation of 49 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines with a 125-meter hub height. The power … Continue reading Vestas secures 206 MW wind power order in Brazil for the V150-4.2 MW wind turbines

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Siemens Gamesa awarded financing certificate for its SG 3.4-132 onshore wind turbine in Brazil

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been awarded the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) Special Agency for Industrial Financing (FINAME) Certificate for its SG 3.4-132 onshore wind turbine, which is produced in the factory located in Camaçari, Brazil. This accreditation confirms that Siemens Gamesa produces a product that is compliant with BNDES’ local content and manufacturing … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa awarded financing certificate for its SG 3.4-132 onshore wind turbine in Brazil

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Wind energy in Brazil: Enel Green Power starts construction of South America’s largest wind farm

The Lagoa dos Ventos wind energy facility is comprised of 230 wind turbines and, once fully up and running, will be able to generate over 3.3 TWh per year while avoiding the emission of over 1.6 million tons of CO2 into the atmosphere. The 716 MW Lagoa dos Ventos wind power facility, located in Piauí, … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Enel Green Power starts construction of South America’s largest wind farm

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Americas install 11.9 GW wind energy capacity in 2018 – increase by 12%

The latest data released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) shows North, Central and South America has installed 11.9 GW capacity of wind power in 2018, an increase of 12% on last year. In North America (Canada and USA) new capacity additions grew by 10.8% compared to 2017. In Latin America new capacity additions … Continue reading Americas install 11.9 GW wind energy capacity in 2018 – increase by 12%

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Wind energy Brazil: Siemens Gamesa wind turbines for a Voltalia wind farm

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) recently signed its third contract with Voltalia in Brazil to supply the wind power project Ventos da Serra do Mel 2 (VSM 2). The scope of the contract with Voltalia, recognized international player in renewable energy with a presence in 18 countries, includes the supply of 36 units wind turbines … Continue reading Wind energy Brazil: Siemens Gamesa wind turbines for a Voltalia wind farm

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China Nuclear Power Group (CGN) has acquired three solar and wind power plants in Brazil

China Nuclear Power Group (CGN) has acquired three solar and wind power plants in Brazil from Italian power generation group Enel and in so doing steps up China’s considerable footprint in Brazil’s energy provision. The deal was signed on 16 January between Enel subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participacoes (EGP Brazil), and CGN Energy International … Continue reading China Nuclear Power Group (CGN) has acquired three solar and wind power plants in Brazil

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