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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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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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