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Wind energy in Brazil, BNDES approves R$208 million financing for wind farm

The National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) announced the approval of financing in the amount of R $ 208 million for the implementation of the Ventos de Santa Martina 14 wind farm, in the municipalities of Caiçara do Rio do Vento and Riachuelo, in Rio Grande do Norte. According to the institution, the … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil, BNDES approves R$208 million financing for wind farm

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Anglo American agrees Brazilian wind energy PPA

Deal struck with Casa dos Ventos for 95 MW of electricity from the 504 MW Rio do Vento wind farm.Casa dos Ventos is to supply electricity from its 504 MW Rio do Vento wind farm to mining giant Anglo American. The deal covers an average of 95 MW of electricity from the wind power project. … Continue reading Anglo American agrees Brazilian wind energy PPA

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Wind energy in Brazil is expected to have 24.2 GW by 2024

With 16 GW of wind power installed in the country, wind energy is expected to reach 24.2 GW in 2024, considering auctions already held and contracts signed for wind farm plants on the free market. Infovento 2019, a newsletter produced by the Brazilian Wind Energy Association and published on Monday, June 15, World Wind Day, … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil is expected to have 24.2 GW by 2024

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Nordex Group posts Brazil wind power order for 90 MW

Nordex has received an order from its new customer, COPEL – Companhia Paranaense de Energia, for the supply and construction of 26 AW132/3465 wind turbines in Brazil. The order also includes the Servicing of the machines, with a contract term of 20 years. The 90 MW wind farm “Jandaíra Copel” will be built in the … Continue reading Nordex Group posts Brazil wind power order for 90 MW

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Wind energy in Brazil, Engie obtains R $ 2.7 billion from BNDES for wind farm

Engie Brasil Energia signed contracts with the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) for financing totaling R $ 2.7 billion for a wind power project and for the construction of transmission lines. The company of the French group Engie obtained 1.24 billion reais with an amortization term of 220 months for the Campo … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil, Engie obtains R $ 2.7 billion from BNDES for wind farm

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Aracati will have two more new wind farms

The wind energy plants will have 25 wind turbines, with a power of 86.6 megawatts. The State Superintendence of the Environment (Semace) will authorize the installation and operation of two new wind power plants in Aracati. The technical opinions favorable to the enterprise were approved on Thursday (14) during a virtual meeting of the State … Continue reading Aracati will have two more new wind farms

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GE, Siemens Gamesa and WEG lead installation of wind turbines in Brazil in 2019

North American GE Renewable Energy led the installation of new wind turbines in Brazil in 2019, followed by Siemens-Gamesa and local manufacturer WEG (WEGE3), according to a report by consultancy Wood Mackenzie released on Monday. While GE Renewable Energy maintained its position as the leader in Brazil wind energy, seeing the market share reach 55.8%, … Continue reading GE, Siemens Gamesa and WEG lead installation of wind turbines in Brazil in 2019

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Wind energy in Brazil, Nordex wind turbines for 58.8 MW wind farm

Nordex Group has received another order for AW132/3465 wind turbines from Brazil. The manufacturer will supply 17 wind turbines for its regular customer Voltalia Brasil, for its 58.8 MW Ventos Serra do Mel 4 (VSM4) wind farm. The order also includes a service agreement for service and maintenance of the wind turbines for a period … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil, Nordex wind turbines for 58.8 MW wind farm

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Wind energy in Brazil, Iberdrola receives boost to its wind power complex

Iberdrola, through its Brazilian subsidiary Neoenergia, has received a boost to the development of its Oitis onshore wind mega complex with the inclusion of much of the project under the Brazilian incentive regime. The Brazilian Government has put under the so-called Special Regime of Incentives for Infrastructure Development (Reidi) a total of 10 of the … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil, Iberdrola receives boost to its wind power complex

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Wind power in Brazil, Siemens Gamesa supplies its largest wind turbines to AES

Third deal for next generation Siemens Gamesa 5.X wind energy platform, taking total orders close to 600 MW in Europe and Latin America. Siemens Gamesa will supply global utility AES with 52 wind turbines of the industry leading SG 5.8-170, boasting the largest rotor in the segment. The wind turbines will operate at up to … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil, Siemens Gamesa supplies its largest wind turbines to AES

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Voltalia signed PPA and started wind farm, at Serra Branca in Brazil

Voltalia signed a power sales contract and started construction of its new VSM 3 wind farm, at Serra Branca in BrazilSerra Branca is the biggest wind-and-solar cluster worldwide Voltalia (Euronext Paris, ISIN code: FR0011995588), an international player in renewable energies, announces today it has signed a new long-term power sale agreement and started the construction of … Continue reading Voltalia signed PPA and started wind farm, at Serra Branca in Brazil

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First steps of offshore wind energy in Brazil

Brazil’s environmental regulator, Ibama, will hold the first public hearing next week to discuss the impact of an offshore wind power project. The 576 MW Caucaia wind farm initiative, in the state of Ceará, was presented by the Italian company BI Energia. The project includes 59 wind turbines that could supply around 30% of Ceará’s … Continue reading First steps of offshore wind energy in Brazil

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Wind power in Brazil, Nordex wind turbines for 83 MW wind farm

Nordex has received an order to supply 24 AW132/3465 wind turbines for the fourth construction phase of a wind farm complex in Brazil. The contract also includes a service agreement for maintenance and repair of the wind turbines for a period of 15 years. The site of the wind farm is located in the state … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil, Nordex wind turbines for 83 MW wind farm

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Americas install over 13.4 GW wind energy capacity in 2019, tripling the region’s total wind power capacity over past decade

North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean installed 13,427 MW of wind energy capacity in 2019, an increase of 12 per cent from 2018’s wind turbines installations. Total installed wind farm capacity in North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean is now over 148GW, thereby tripling the wind power capacity in the region … Continue reading Americas install over 13.4 GW wind energy capacity in 2019, tripling the region’s total wind power capacity over past decade

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Wind power project in Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil) backed by the BNDES will supply wind energy to 800 thousand homes

The complex comprises six wind farms with 76 wind turbines and a total installed capacity of 319.2 MW. It is estimated that 700 direct and indirect jobs will be created in the construction phase. The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) has approved funding for the construction of six wind farms and an associated substation by EDP … Continue reading Wind power project in Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil) backed by the BNDES will supply wind energy to 800 thousand homes

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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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EDP Renováveis secures a PPA for a new solar power project in Brazil

EDP Renováveis, S.A. (“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 19-year private Power Purchase Agreement (“PPA”) to sell the energy to be produced by Lagoa solar power plant. Lagoa solar power plant, located … Continue reading EDP Renováveis secures a PPA for a new solar power project in Brazil

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Wind energy in Brazil, Casa dos Ventos to break ground on 504 MW wind farm

Casa dos Ventos will break ground on the 504-MW Rio Vento wind power complex project this month. Considered to be one of the largest of its kind in Brazil, the complex will require approximately BRL 2.4 billion (USD 590.4m/EUR 531.3m) in investments for the development of its eight wind farms. Consisting of 120 wind turbines supplied … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil, Casa dos Ventos to break ground on 504 MW wind farm

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Public consultation for two offshore wind energy projects in Ceará

The public consultation opens space for two offshore wind poweer projects. Ceará already has two proposals under study on offshore wind energy: one wind farm to install wind turbines in Caucaia and another in Camocim. Brazil does not yet have active offshore wind farms. Opening a public consultation for the license of offshore wind farms … Continue reading Public consultation for two offshore wind energy projects in Ceará

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Floating offshore wind turbines: Brazil to become active player in the clean energy race

Wind energy is one of the most researched topics in the renewable energy ecosystem. During the last decades, the focus has been on several aspects of modeling and analysis of onshore wind turbines., Wind energy has enormous potential and has been topic of intense study recently, especially in Brazil. Led by Professor Alexandre Simos of … Continue reading Floating offshore wind turbines: Brazil to become active player in the clean energy race

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