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Enel starts operating 133 MW of solar capacity in Brazil

The Enel Group’s Brazilian renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações Ltda. (“EGPB”) has started commercial operations of the 133 MW expansion of the already up and running 475 MW São Gonçalo solar PV plant, which is South America’s largest PV facility, located in the municipality of São Gonçalo do Gurguéia, in Brazil’s northeastern … Continue reading Enel starts operating 133 MW of solar capacity 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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Wind energy in Brazil, Nordex has obtained accreditation for N163 / 5.X wind turbines

Nordex has obtained the accreditation in Brazil for the N163/5.X wind turbine model from BNDES – National Bank for Economic and Social Development, which is the largest public development bank in the country. As a result, Nordex Group customers in Brazil will be able to purchase N163/5.X wind turbines using the advantageous credit line known … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil, Nordex has obtained accreditation for N163 / 5.X wind turbines

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Wind energy in Brazil, Nordex wind turbines for Statkraft

With 91 wind turbines, the largest volume order for N163 / 5.X turbines since their market launch in 2019.First order for N163 / 5.X outside of Europe, entering the Brazilian market with 5 MW class wind turbines.Statkraft’s largest wind farm project to date in South America.In late 2020, Statkraft Energias Renováveis, the Brazilian subsidiary of … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil, Nordex wind turbines for Statkraft

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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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Wind energy in Brazil, Vestas’ wind turbines for 360 MW wind farm

Vestas has signed a new agreement with Casa dos Ventos for the 360 MW Babilônia project, located in the cities of Morro do Chapéu and Várzea Nova, in Bahia. As the fourth contract between the companies in just two years, the order takes the cooperation past the 1.5 GW mark and highlights Casa dos Ventos’ … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil, Vestas’ wind turbines for 360 MW wind farm

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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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Enel Green Power starts construction of 1.3 GW of new solar and wind energy in Brazil

The wind farms Lagoa dos Ventos III (396 MW), Morro do Chapéu Sul II (353 MW), Cumaru (206 MW) and Fontes dos Ventos II (99 MW), as well as the São Gonçalo III (256 MW) solar plant will be mainly supported by power supply contracts in the Brazilian free energy market.The Enel Group is investing … Continue reading Enel Green Power starts construction of 1.3 GW of new solar and wind energy in Brazil

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Iberdrola steps up its commitment to Brazil with the acquisition of the Brasilia distributor for €400m

Neoenergia, through its subsidiary Bahia Geração de Energia, has been declared the winner of the auction held this morning – in international competition – for the privatisation of the electricity distributor CEB Distribuição, following the presentation of an offer amounting to R$2,515,000,000 (€399 m), for 100% of the company. CEB-D is the electricity distributor for … Continue reading Iberdrola steps up its commitment to Brazil with the acquisition of the Brasilia distributor for €400m

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Vestas wins 534 MW order in Brazil to extend Casa dos Ventos’ wind farm

Vestas wins 534 MW order in Brazil to extend Casa dos Ventos’ wind farm and make it the largest wind power project in Latin America.Casa dos Ventos, one of the pioneers and largest investors in the development of wind energy projects in Brazil, has placed a 534 MW order for the second stage of the … Continue reading Vestas wins 534 MW order in Brazil to extend Casa dos Ventos’ wind farm

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Wind energy in Brazil grew 1,115 MW already in 2020 spread across 34 projects

The expansion of the electricity sector up to mid-November totaled 3,934.81 MW released by the National Electric Energy Agency. According to data from the agency, in November five new wind farms were registered, which together add up to 155.4 MW of installed capacity with wind turbines, divided into two wind power farms, one wind farm … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil grew 1,115 MW already in 2020 spread across 34 projects

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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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Wind energy generates impact of R $ 260 billion in Brazil since 2011

From 2011 to 2019, more than R $ 88 billion were invested, of which R $ 67 billion were spent in the country.On the day that wind energy in the country reached 17 GW in installed power, a study commissioned by the Brazilian Wind Energy Association indicates that the socioeconomic and environmental impacts of wind … Continue reading Wind energy generates impact of R $ 260 billion in Brazil since 2011

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Nordex wind turbines for wind energy in Brazil

Brazil offers excellent wind conditions, with wind energy now one of the country’s most important sources of energy. Mid 2020, the installed capacity in Brazil reached 16 GW. This represents a significant rise in recent years and has seen the wind energy sector become an increasingly important element of the Brazilian electricity market. After hydroelectric … Continue reading Nordex wind turbines for wind energy in Brazil

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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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Wind energy in Brazil can be multiplied by ten by 2050

Brazil ranks seventh in the world ranking of the World Wind Energy Council (GWEC). In the first half of 2020, 637 wind farms and 7,738 wind turbines were reached.The National Energy Plan 2050 estimates that wind turbines in wind farms can reach between 110 GW and 195 GW in the coming decades. Wind energy is … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil can be multiplied by ten by 2050

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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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