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Brazil offers up to 9 GW in energy auctions

Brazil is planning to award contracts for as much as 9 gigawatts (GW) of new generating capacity in a pair of power auctions scheduled for December, according to a person with knowledge of the process. The bulk is expected to go to wind energy. The first event will feature contracts for 1.4 GW to 2 … Continue reading Brazil offers up to 9 GW in energy auctions

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GE Hits 5GW Milestone of Wind Energy in Brazil

Company’s installed capacity represents more than 33% of all wind energy in the country. GE’s Onshore Wind business to Commission 600 MWs in September. By year end, the company will have installed more than 2,700 wind turbines. GE announced today, from the Brazil Windpower conference, that it has reached 5,000 MW of installed wind capacity … Continue reading GE Hits 5GW Milestone of Wind Energy in Brazil

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Enel starts operations of Cristalândia wind farm in Brazil

Enel, through its Brazilian renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações (“EGPB”), has begun operation of its Cristalândia wind farm, which has a total installed capacity of 90 MW. The facility is located in the municipalities of Brumado, Rio de Contas and Dom Basilio, in Brazil’s north-eastern state of Bahia. “We are extremely pleased to … Continue reading Enel starts operations of Cristalândia wind farm in Brazil

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Neoenergia incorporates Elektro’s businesses to create an electricity industry leader in Brazil and Latin America

The shareholders of Neoenergia – Iberdrola (39%), Caixa de Previdência dos Funcionários do Banco do Brasil (Previ) (49.01%) and BB Banco de Investimentos (Banco do Brasil) (11.99%) – have reached an agreement by which the company will take on the activity and businesses of Elektro, the Brazilian affiliate of Iberdrola1. This will create the biggest … Continue reading Neoenergia incorporates Elektro’s businesses to create an electricity industry leader in Brazil and Latin America

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Actis to acquire Gestamp’s wind farms in Brazil

Actis LLP signed a deal to acquire all of Gestamp Renewables Corp’s wind parks in Brazil, a move that will make the U.K. private equity firm the second-largest renewable energy company in the country.   The London-based Actis agreed to buy 416 megawatts of wind parks, the people said, asking not to be identified because … Continue reading Actis to acquire Gestamp’s wind farms in Brazil

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Ceará has potential of 80 GW of wind energy

Ceará can become a giant in wind power generation if it can realize its full potential. This is indicated by preliminary data from an unprecedented study by Vestas, a Danish company considered one of the largest in the world in the production of wind turbines. Denmark’s Vestas has released preliminary data on an unprecedented study … Continue reading Ceará has potential of 80 GW of wind energy

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ENGIE Purchases Northern Power Integrated 1MW Eos Aurora® Battery for Landmark Solar and Wind Project in Brazil

ENGIE, Eos Energy Storage (“Eos”) and Northern Power Systems Corp. (TSX: NPS) today announced that the they will work together to install a 1 megawatt (MW), 4 megawatt-hour (MWh) grid-scale energy storage solution supporting a hybrid solar and wind demonstration project, developed by ENGIE in Brazil. Eos and Northern Power will together manufacture and supply … Continue reading ENGIE Purchases Northern Power Integrated 1MW Eos Aurora® Battery for Landmark Solar and Wind Project in Brazil

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Suzlon Commissions 35 MW Wind Power in Brazil

Suzlon Group has successfully completed installing and commissioning of over 350 MW wind energy in Brazil over a period of 16 months ending November 2014 with bulk of 309 MW being added in Calendar Year 2014. This combined capacity includes projects located in the high wind states of Rio Grande do Norte & Ceara in … Continue reading Suzlon Commissions 35 MW Wind Power in Brazil

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Enel and BNDES sign US$115 million loan agreement to promote renewable investments in Brazil

The Enel Group1 and the Brazilian Development Bank (“BNDES”), the main financing agency for development in Brazil, have signed a 20-year term loan agreement worth around 373 million Brazilian reais (approximately 115 million US dollars) that will cover part of the investment required to build the recently inaugurated 102 MW Apiacas hydropower cluster, which is … Continue reading Enel and BNDES sign US$115 million loan agreement to promote renewable investments in Brazil

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Brazil’s Renova to sell Alto Sertao II wind farm

Brazil’s renewable power generation company Renova Energia SA is in talks to sell its wind farm Alto Sertao II to the Brazilian unit of AES Corp, known as AES Brasil, for 600 million reais to 700 million reais ($214 million). Units in Renova accelerated their rise after Reuters reported the deal. The unit, a blend … Continue reading Brazil’s Renova to sell Alto Sertao II wind farm

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Wind energy in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm in Bahia

The order for the Ventos da Bahia – Phase 2 wind park adds to Vestas’ growing presence in the country despite the market slowdown in 2016. EDF EN do Brasil has placed a firm an unconditional order for the 117 MW Ventos da Bahia – Phase 2 project to be built in the northeastern state … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm in Bahia

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Wind power in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

The order takes Vestas to more than 1.5 GW of installed and under construction wind capacity across five states in the Brazil. Vestas has received a firm an unconditional order for 21 V110-2.0 MW wind turbine for the Cabeço Vermelho I and Cabeço Vermelho II wind park to be located in Rio Grande do Norte. … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind power in Brazil: The number of wind turbines installed by Gamesa reaches the 1,000 mark

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy and the number-two turbine OEM in Brazil according to the MAKE Consultancy ranking has achieved a new milestone, having installed 1,000 wind turbines since it entered this market six years ago. These turbines, which imply total installed capacity of 2 GW, are sufficient to cover the electricity … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil: The number of wind turbines installed by Gamesa reaches the 1,000 mark

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Brazil study shows methods of enabling energy supply based entirely on renewables

On behalf of Greenpeace International, researchers at the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) have analysed what the energy supply in Brazil could be like by 2050 if the accelerated expansion of renewable energies and efficiency measures can be structured in a sustainable manner. The study, conducted within the framework of … Continue reading Brazil study shows methods of enabling energy supply based entirely on renewables

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EDF Energies Nouvelles’ Latin American pipeline close to 1.4 gigawatt (GW)

With 648 MW recently won in new solar and wind energy projects to be built, EDF Energies Nouvelles is stepping up the pace of its development in Latin America. In this area, the Group has a portfolio of 1,368 MW in renewable energy projects that are either in operation or due to be commissioned in … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles’ Latin American pipeline close to 1.4 gigawatt (GW)

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Enel starts 172 MW wind farm in Brazil

Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”), through its renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações Ltda (“EGPB”), has started the construction of the Morro do Chapéu Sul wind farm cluster, which is located in the municipalities of Morro do Chapéu and Cafarnaum in the state of Bahia in north-eastern Brazil, 400 kilometres from state capital Salvador.   … Continue reading Enel starts 172 MW wind farm in Brazil

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Wind power in Brazil: Ceara gives prelim licence to 972 MW wind farm

Semace gave a preliminary licence to a 972.4 MW wind power project. The licence proves that the execution of the scheme is environmentally feasible which in turn enables the project to take part in Brazil’s energy auctions.   The Complexo Eolico Ibiapaba Sul, as it is named, will consist of 442 pieces of 2.2-MW wind turbines … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil: Ceara gives prelim licence to 972 MW wind farm

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Wind energy in Brazil: Nordex Group to build 66 MW wind farm in Bahia

The Nordex Group will install 22 AW125/3000 turbines in Brazil for its customer EDF Energies Nouvelles. Acciona Windpower signed the contract for this project in the winter of 2015, prior to the merger with Nordex. The project was now booked as a firm order in June 2016 and has also been considered in the recent … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Nordex Group to build 66 MW wind farm in Bahia

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Wind energy in Brazil: Gamesa awarded debut order by renewable energy producer Voltalia

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has secured its first order from fast-growing electricity producer Voltalia, listed in the Paris stock exchange. Gamesa will supply with 27.3 MW at Voltalia’s Vila Acre wind facility in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, in North-Eastern Brazil. Gamesa will supply 13 of its G114-2.1 MW … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Gamesa awarded debut order by renewable energy producer Voltalia

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