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EDP Renewables opens the biggest solar complex in São Paulo State

Located in the city of Pereira Barreto, it will be the fifth-largest solar farm in Brazil and EDPR’s largest in the world Today, EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest renewable energy producer, is opening the largest solar complex in São Paulo State and the fifth largest in Brazil, with an installed capacity of … Continue reading EDP Renewables opens the biggest solar complex in São Paulo State

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Vestas secures an order for 189 MW of wind power with Casa dos Ventos in Brazil

Vestas has signed a new agreement with Casa dos Ventos for a 189 MW wind project in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. As the fifth contract between the companies, the order takes the cooperation to surpass the 1.7 GW mark and highlights Casa dos Ventos’ position as Vestas’ largest customer in Latin America and one … Continue reading Vestas secures an order for 189 MW of wind power with Casa dos Ventos in Brazil

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Wind energy compensates part of the hydroelectric losses in Brazil

Virtually non-existent in the Brazilian energy matrix during the 2001 crisis, wind power has already become the second most used in Brazil, representing 10.8% of the consumption of the National Interconnected System (SIN), according to data from the National System. Electric Operator (ONS). This proportion, however, will increase until November, a period to which what … Continue reading Wind energy compensates part of the hydroelectric losses in Brazil

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Lojas Renner signs agreement with Enel to buy sustainable energy from wind farm

Lojas Renner, Brazil’s largest fashion omni-retailer, will use wind power generation to supply 100% of the energy demand of 170 stores and its new distribution centre (DC) that is under construction in Cabreúva (SP), from a plant built and operated by the Brazilian renewable energy subsidiary of Enel Group, Enel Green Power Brasil Participações Ltda. … Continue reading Lojas Renner signs agreement with Enel to buy sustainable energy from wind farm

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Wind energy responded with 83% of the electricity generation capacity installed in Brazil in 2021

Approximately 83% are wind turbines, and that represents a sufficient quantity to supply around 3.3 million popular residences with 150 kW per month. According to the federal government, 284 MW of this type of source have been released for commercial operation until June.80% of the wind capacity installed in the country this year is concentrated … Continue reading Wind energy responded with 83% of the electricity generation capacity installed in Brazil in 2021

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Vestas to supply 348 MW of wind turbines to wind power in Brazil

Vestas has received an order for a wind farm in Brazil that includes the supply of 81 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines delivered in 4.3 MW power optimized mode, as well as a 5-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service contract. Deliveries and commissioning are scheduled for 2023. Client and project names are not disclosed … Continue reading Vestas to supply 348 MW of wind turbines to wind power in Brazil

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Brazil reaches 19 GW of installed wind power capacity

A decade ago, the segment still had just over 1.5 GW of installed capacity and today it is the second largest, only behind hydroelectric generation.Wind generation in Brazil reached the mark of 19 GW of installed capacity, which represents 10% of the national electricity matrix. According to data presented by the Brazilian Wind Energy Association … Continue reading Brazil reaches 19 GW of installed wind power capacity

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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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