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Wind power in Ceará, Brazil

In wind energy generation, Ceará stands out, with an installed capacity of 2,273 MW and 92 wind farms. Vestas manufactures wind turbines in Aquiraz and has created 400 different and 3,200 indirect jobs.Wind energy is renewable, non-polluting, profitable and creates jobs. Joaquim Rolim, coordinator of the Energy Core of the Federation of Industries of the … Continue reading Wind power in Ceará, Brazil

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BP closes PPA of wind energy with Casa dos Ventos in Brazil

British oil company BP signed a 15-year contract to purchase wind power from Brazilian renewable project developer Casa dos Ventos. The agreement, which provides for the supply of wind energy with wind turbines from 2023, was signed with BP’s local energy marketing unit and provides for the delivery of production from the Rei do Vento … Continue reading BP closes PPA of wind energy with Casa dos Ventos in Brazil

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Wind energy reaches 18 GW of installed capacity in Brazil

The February 2021 data from ABEEólica show that the country already has more than 8,300 wind turbines in 695 wind farms.Wind energy has just reached the 18 GW mark of installed capacity, 10.3% of the national electricity matrix. According to data presented by the Brazilian Wind Energy Association, there are 695 wind farms and more … Continue reading Wind energy reaches 18 GW of installed capacity in Brazil

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Voltalia starts construction of the Canudos 1 wind power plant in the State of Bahia

Voltalia starts construction of the Canudos 1 wind plant in the State of Bahia, opening its new Brazilian renewable cluste. Voltalia (Euronext Paris ISIN code: FR0011995588), an international player in renewable energies, announces today the start of the construction of a 99.4-megawatt wind power project at its new Canudos cluster, which has a 1 gigawatt … Continue reading Voltalia starts construction of the Canudos 1 wind power plant in the State of Bahia

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Vestas and European Energy seal 95 MW deal for two wind energy projects in Brazil

Vestas has obtained a 95 MW order from European Energy, in association with Eólica Tecnologia, for the Ouro Branco and Quatro Ventos wind power projects in the state of Pernambuco in Brazil. The order comprises 21 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines delivered in an optimized 4.5 MW power mode with 120 m towers along with a … Continue reading Vestas and European Energy seal 95 MW deal for two wind energy projects in Brazil

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Siemens Gamesa strikes 465 MW mega deal in Brazil for its most powerful onshore wind turbine

The São Vitor wind farm is expected to come online in late 2022; It will consist of 75 SG 5.8-170 wind turbines, with one of the largest rotors in the onshore market. Siemens Gamesa has signed a record order for its sector leading Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform in a 465 MW deal with leader in … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa strikes 465 MW mega deal in Brazil for its most powerful onshore wind turbine

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The first offshore wind power plant in Ceará should start operating in 2025

With an investment of R $ 12 billion, Asa Branca will have 5 GW of installed capacity and will have three extensions in six years. The project may also have complementary investments in an exclusive dock in Porto do Pecém.A pioneer in renewable energy, Ceará also occupies a central place among offshore wind energy projects, … Continue reading The first offshore wind power plant in Ceará should start operating in 2025

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Goldwind advances in Brazil’s wind power

Chinese wind turbine maker Goldwind has signed a new contract in Brazil, which expands the company’s local presence and signals the eastern appetite for more business in Latin America’s largest wind energy market. The agreement is the first in the country involving new 4S series wind turbines, with a capacity of around 4 megawatts per … Continue reading Goldwind advances in Brazil’s wind power

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Ceará expects to produce more than 5 GW of offshore wind energy in the next five years

 Ceará is emerging as an important producer and supplier of wind turbines for offshore wind energy for the coming years. After the signing of the memorandum of understanding between the Government of the State of Ceará and the Chinese Mingyang Smart Energy, in September of this year the installation of a large industry of wind … Continue reading Ceará expects to produce more than 5 GW of offshore wind energy in the next five years

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Large Statkraft wind farm to double its wind energy capacity in Brazil

Ready for construction of Statkraft’s new Ventos de Santa Eugenia wind energy project. Statkraft is ready to start construction of its Ventos de Santa Eugenia wind power project in northeastern Brazil, after closing a turbine supply contract with German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex. Statkraft’s largest wind project in South America will more than double its … Continue reading Large Statkraft wind farm to double its wind energy capacity in Brazil

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AES Tietê has a guarantee for the purchase of Casa dos Ventos wind energy projects in Brazil

AES Tietê received the approval of the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (Cade) for a business that involves the acquisition of non-operational wind projects by the Casa dos Ventos group, documents from the antitrust agency and dispatch shown in the Official Gazette of the Federation .The transaction, whose value is not reported, involves the purchase … Continue reading AES Tietê has a guarantee for the purchase of Casa dos Ventos wind energy projects in Brazil

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The manufacturer Aeris of wind turbine blades in Ceará will be listed on the stock exchange

The expectation is that the wind energy company Aeris will collect around R $ 1 billion. According to the company, the funds will be used to expand production capacity and modernize the blade manufacturing facilities for wind turbines.Following the wave of companies entering the stock market, Aeris, Brazil’s largest producer of wind blades, should be … Continue reading The manufacturer Aeris of wind turbine blades in Ceará will be listed on the stock exchange

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Neoenergia (Iberdrola) studies the development of offshore wind energy projects in Brazil

Neoenergia, one of the main private groups in the electricity sector, is analyzing the opportunities of the Brazilian offshore wind potential to take advantage of it with wind turbines of more than 10 MW. According to the president, Mario José Ruiz-Tagle Larrain, the company is developing preliminary studies for offshore wind energy projects in Rio … Continue reading Neoenergia (Iberdrola) studies the development of offshore wind energy projects in Brazil

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Ceará signs with Mingyang memorandum for offshore wind energy production

It is the fifth project to build a wind power plant from wind turbines in the sea. According to the Atlas of the Wind Energy and Solar Power Potential of Ceará, the wind power potential of Ceará is 117 GW. The governor of Ceará, Camilo Santana, signed a memorandum of understanding between the state and … Continue reading Ceará signs with Mingyang memorandum for offshore wind energy production

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ENGIE’s Wind Power Plant in Bahia is among the ten most efficient wind farms in Brazil

The Northeast region registered wind energy generation records during the month of August, with a strong contribution from ENGIE Brasil Energía. Two of the company’s wind farms in operation in Bahia (Umburanas 6 and Umburanas 8) ranked second and fourth in the ranking of the 10 most efficient projects in Brazil. ENGIE is investing in … Continue reading ENGIE’s Wind Power Plant in Bahia is among the ten most efficient wind farms in Brazil

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The state of Piauí will have more wind energy complexes

Votorantim Energia announces investments in new wind power complexes that will be located in Serra do Inácio. The wind farm projects will have an installed capacity of 409.2 MW and will begin construction in the first quarter of 2021, with the start of operations scheduled for 2022. The wind turbines acquired by the company will … Continue reading The state of Piauí will have more wind energy complexes

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Offshore wind energy promises to boost Brazil’s future

With around 7.491 kilometers of coastline, Brazil has immense potential for some of the most modern renewable energy technologies: offshore wind power, which uses fixed or floating wind turbines installed offshore.The country is among the highlights of a recent study on the subject, a product of the Administrative Assistance Program for the Energy Sector and … Continue reading Offshore wind energy promises to boost Brazil’s future

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The manufacturer of wind turbine blades Aeris for wind energy applies for IPO registration

The producer of blades for wind turbines Aeris requested this Thursday the registration for an Initial Public Offering (IPO), a movement that arises as a result of the growing demand for wind power generation in Brazil and in the world.The operation will allow 12 current individual shareholders to sell auctions in the business and also … Continue reading The manufacturer of wind turbine blades Aeris for wind energy applies for IPO registration

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Wind power in Brazil, Vestas wind turbines for a 409 MW wind farm

Vestas has received an order for 409 MW wind turbines from the UTE between Votorantim Energia and the Canadian fund CPP Investments for the Ventos do Piauí II and Ventos do Piauí III wind projects, in Serra do Inácio, in the state of Piauí, Brazil. The contract includes the supply and commissioning of V150-4.2 MW … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil, Vestas wind turbines for a 409 MW wind farm

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Neoenergia (Iberdrola) advances with works in the Chafariz wind energy plant in Paraíba (Brazil)

The construction of the Chafariz Wind Power Complex, the first in the Sertão da Paraíba, has progressed rapidly. Until the end of the first half of 2020, Neoenergia performed 14.11% of the services, a percentage higher than expected for the period. As a result, 39.26% of civil works and 2.39% of network activities are completed.Scheduled … Continue reading Neoenergia (Iberdrola) advances with works in the Chafariz wind energy plant in Paraíba (Brazil)

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