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Brazil approves regulatory framework for offshore wind energy exploration

The Infrastructure Services Commission (CI) of the Senate approved today (17) the draft regulatory framework for the exploration of offshore wind energy in Brazil. This energy can be wind, solar or even generated by the force of the tides. The regulatory framework provides legal security for the country to take advantage of the offshore energy … Continue reading Brazil approves regulatory framework for offshore wind energy exploration

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Expansion of wind power in Brazil

Brazil has 427 wind farm projects totaling 15.4 GW of installed capacity under development, according to data from power regulator Aneel. Of that total – which includes plants with power already contracted – 178 wind power projects with 6.6 GW are being built, while 249 have not yet started work. There are 185 projects with … Continue reading Expansion of wind power in Brazil

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Solar and wind power generation grows in Brazil

In the month of June, Brazil obtained a growth of 165.6 megawatts (MW) in the electrical matrix. Of this total, 87.6 MW are from wind farms, 49.6 MW from photovoltaic solar generation and 28.4 MW from thermoelectric plants. The calculations were made by the National Electric Energy Agency (Aneel). Wind energy represented 53% of the … Continue reading Solar and wind power generation grows in Brazil

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Iberdrola Brazil signs a €100 million green loan with the World Bank

Neonergia, the Brazilian subsidiary of the electricity company chaired by Ignacio Galán, obtains 550 million Brazilian reais for a term of eight years with a price linked to ESG objectives. The funding differential will be reduced if the company increases the number of female electricians and cuts the percentage of carbon emissions  Iberdrola, through its … Continue reading Iberdrola Brazil signs a €100 million green loan with the World Bank

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Nordex receives order for 456 MW of wind power from Brazil

80 N163/5.X wind turbines for the “Feijão” wind farm. A joint venture between Macquarie Asset Management’s Green Investment Group and Hydro Rein has placed an order with Nordex Group for the supply and installation of 80 N163/5.X wind turbines for the “Feijão” wind farm in Brazil. The order also includes a Premium Service for the … Continue reading Nordex receives order for 456 MW of wind power from Brazil

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WEG to launch a 7 MW wind turbine

The prototype should be ready for operation by 2024 and regular production to start in 2025 WEG has just announced the launch of its new wind turbine platform. Featuring 7 MW and a 172 meters rotor diameter, the wind turbine will be the largest machine in operation in the Brazilian market. With its greater power … Continue reading WEG to launch a 7 MW wind turbine

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Vestas and EDF Renewables close agreement for 261 MW of wind power in Brazil

Vestas has obtained an order for 261 MW for the Serra das Almas wind farm, which is located in the municipality of Urandi, in the state of Bahia. The order, placed by client EDF Renewables in Brazil, includes the supply and installation of 58 V150-4.5 MW wind turbines, as well as a 28-year Active Output … Continue reading Vestas and EDF Renewables close agreement for 261 MW of wind power in Brazil

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Vestas partners with PEC Energia for 86 MW of wind power in Brazil

PEC Energia, an Engeform Energia Renovável company, has signed an agreement with Vestas to supply wind turbines to the Serra das Vacas wind farm in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil. The project will feature 19 V150-4.5 MW wind turbines that Vestas will supply and install. Upon completion, Vestas will also deliver a 25-year Active Output … Continue reading Vestas partners with PEC Energia for 86 MW of wind power in Brazil

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Brazil registers 21.65 GW of wind power

Each GW with wind turbines is capable of supplying a city of 500,000 homes. This means that Brazil produces enough wind energy to supply the equivalent of more than 10.8 million homes. On this World Wind Day, celebrated on June 15, 2022, Brazil registers 21.65 gigawatts (GW) of supervised power in wind energy, that is, … Continue reading Brazil registers 21.65 GW of wind power

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EDPR launches ‘Keep it Local’ program to boost employment in rural areas in Rio Grande do Norte

Developed in collaboration with SENAI, will see 25 scholarships awarded to subsidize qualification courses in photovoltaic systems given by SENAI Rio Grande do Norte. With a strong presence in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, EDP Renováveis (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest producer of renewable energy is launching ‘Keep it Local’ in Brazil, … Continue reading EDPR launches ‘Keep it Local’ program to boost employment in rural areas in Rio Grande do Norte

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EDP Renewables secures PPAs for a 124 MW wind farm in Brazil

The company has been awarded with two 15-year PPAs to sell the clean energy produced by 93 MW out a total 124 MW capacity of a new wind project. With these new PPAs, EDPR has now 2.2 GW of capacity secured in South America and an overall secured capacity of 9.8 GW for 2021-25. EDP … Continue reading EDP Renewables secures PPAs for a 124 MW wind farm in Brazil

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Brazil’s Petrobras sees offshore wind power as alternative for the long-term

The chief executive of Brazil’s state-run oil company Petrobras, Jose Mauro Coelho, said on Wednesday that offshore wind power is among the alternatives being studied by the firm for the long run. Speaking at an event about carbon markets, Coelho said he sees potential synergies between offshore wind power and Petrobras’ leading position in oil … Continue reading Brazil’s Petrobras sees offshore wind power as alternative for the long-term

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Vestas will supply 94 wind turbines to Pan American Energy’s wind farm in Bahia.

Pan American Energias Renováveis ??closed a contract with Vestas for the supply and installation of 94 V150-4.5 MW wind turbines for the Novo Horizonte wind farm, located in the state of Bahia. According to the president of Vestas in Latin America, Eduardo Ricotta, Vestas is pleased to further expand its alliance with Pan American Energy … Continue reading Vestas will supply 94 wind turbines to Pan American Energy’s wind farm in Bahia.

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Siemens Gamesa debuts the most powerful wind turbines in Brazil and aims at offshore wind

Siemens Gamesa has started to install a new generation of more powerful wind turbines for onshore wind power in Brazil, in an important step to increase its competitiveness in a key market for the manufacturer and position itself for the development of the offshore wind market.Brazil will be the first country in the world to … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa debuts the most powerful wind turbines in Brazil and aims at offshore wind

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Galp enters the Brazilian wind energy market

Company enters the wind energy market in the country and expands its portfolio of solar projects under development.The Portuguese company Galp closed agreements with SER Energia and Casa dos Ventos for the acquisition of 4.8 GW in new renewable energy projects in Brazil. The asset portfolio, under development, will allow the company to more than … Continue reading Galp enters the Brazilian wind energy market

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GE Renewable Energy signs contract for largest technological upgrade of the Itaipu hydropower plant in Brazil

A consortium led by GE Renewable Energy’s hydropower business will be responsible for the technological upgrade of the power plant.The project highlights GE’s commitment to developing solutions that support the energy transition and decarbonization in South America. Itaipu Binacional was commissioned in 1984 and is the second largest hydropower plant in the world with a … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy signs contract for largest technological upgrade of the Itaipu hydropower plant in Brazil

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Brazil will announce wind energy project in the NE equivalent to 50 Itaipus

President Jair Bolsonaro said this Friday morning that he will soon announce a wind energy project on the coast of the Northeast region together with the private sector that could, on its own, generate electricity equivalent to 50 hydroelectric plants in Itaipu.In an interview with Rádio Metrópole FM, from Cuiabá (MT), Bolsonaro did not specify … Continue reading Brazil will announce wind energy project in the NE equivalent to 50 Itaipus

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Aker Horizons and Statkraft Partnering to Explore Green Hydrogen and Ammonia Opportunities in India and Brazil

Aker Horizons, through its portfolio company Aker Clean Hydrogen, and Statkraft have signed collaboration agreements to jointly explore opportunities for green hydrogen and ammonia production in India and Brazil, targeting local steel and fertilizer industries. The collaboration brings together Aker Clean Hydrogen, a global integrated hydrogen, ammonia and methanol producer building on Aker’s 180 years … Continue reading Aker Horizons and Statkraft Partnering to Explore Green Hydrogen and Ammonia Opportunities in India and Brazil

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Enel Green Power inaugurates wind farm in Pernambuco

Enel Green Power Brasil, Enel’s renewable energy subsidiary in the country, began the commercial operation of the Fontes dos Ventos II wind farm, located in Tacaratu (PE). The project has 99 MW of installed capacity and required investments of R$ 430 million. The wind farm is located in the same region where Enel Green Power … Continue reading Enel Green Power inaugurates wind farm in Pernambuco

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