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Goldwind is implemented in Brazilian wind energy

Chinese turbine manufacturer Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co Ltd is committed to further expanding its presence abroad with the acquisition of its first overseas wind turbine manufacturing plant in Brazil. The company finalized an agreement with General Electric to acquire the Camacari assembly plant located in Bahia state, Brazil, in May, which is set … Continue reading Goldwind is implemented in Brazilian wind energy

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Solatio announces the construction of a 4 gigawatt photovoltaic plant in Brazil

Solatio announced this Tuesday the construction of a photovoltaic solar energy plant with 4 gigawatts (GW) of installed power, which will be the largest of its type in Brazil. The plant, which will be located in the state of Piauí, in northeastern Brazil, will require an investment of close to 10.3 billion reais (about 1.79 … Continue reading Solatio announces the construction of a 4 gigawatt photovoltaic plant in Brazil

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Statkraft concludes Enerfin transaction

Statkraft has completed the acquisition of the renewable company Enerfin, headquartered in Spain. On 17 November 2023, Statkraft signed an agreement with the Spanish company Elecnor to acquire its renewables subsidiary Enerfin. The transaction has now been completed.   The closing of the Enerfin deal significantly builds scale and strengthens Statkraft’s position in Spain and … Continue reading Statkraft concludes Enerfin transaction

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The potential of photovoltaic energy in Brazil

Photovoltaics (PV) plays a fundamental role in the Brazilian electricity sector, contributing to a more sustainable energy matrix and customer savings. With a vast territory and abundance of solar resources, Brazil has enormous potential to generate photovoltaic energy, making this source a central piece in the transition towards a cleaner and renewable energy matrix.One of … Continue reading The potential of photovoltaic energy in Brazil

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The sun shines in South America: Colombia, Chile and Brazil give a big push to the deployment of photovoltaics

South America has a lot of sun and a lot of space, and solar energy has grown from a small player to the main driver of generation growth in several countries in the region (making their already clean grids even cleaner). Today we look at the grids of Chile, Brazil, and Colombia, all of which … Continue reading The sun shines in South America: Colombia, Chile and Brazil give a big push to the deployment of photovoltaics

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The 531 MW Mendubim photovoltaic plant inaugurated in Brazil

The Mendubim Solar Complex, the largest photovoltaic project in Rio Grande do Norte, was inaugurated in the municipality of Assu. With investments of R$ 2.1 billion, the project has 531 MW of installed power. The complex consists of 13 floors and occupies an area of 1,200 hectares, the equivalent of 1,200 football fields. Construction began … Continue reading The 531 MW Mendubim photovoltaic plant inaugurated in Brazil

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Soltec sells a 400 MW photovoltaic project to Casa dos Ventos in Brazil

Of the 13 GW that Soltec has under development worldwide, 6.4 GW are located in Brazil.Soltec has announced the 100% sale of a 400 MWac project in Brazil, located in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul. The purchasing company is Casa dos Ventos, one of the main renewable energy entities in the country. As … Continue reading Soltec sells a 400 MW photovoltaic project to Casa dos Ventos in Brazil

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Iberdrola installed a floating system on the coast of Brazil for offshore wind power studies

Protagonist of the energy transition in Brazil, Neoenergia, took an important step to advance studies on the development of offshore wind energy generation. The company has just installed the floating LiDAR sensor (acronym in English for Light Detection and Ranging) to collect data on wind and sea characteristics in an area on the north coast … Continue reading Iberdrola installed a floating system on the coast of Brazil for offshore wind power studies

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Atlas inaugurates one of the 10 largest photovoltaic plants in Brazil

Atlas Renewable Energy and Hydro Rein will begin operating a photovoltaic solar power plant in Boa Sorte, in Paracatu (MG). With 438 MW of installed capacity, it is among the 10 largest solar plants in Brazil. The solar complex will supply electricity to Albras, the largest primary aluminum producer in Brazil, representing around 12% of … Continue reading Atlas inaugurates one of the 10 largest photovoltaic plants in Brazil

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Enel Green Power begins commercial operation of the Aroeira wind power plant, in Bahia, Brazil

Inaugurated this Friday (4/5), the wind energy complex with 81 wind turbines will be capable of generating 1,800 GWh annually.Enel Green Power Brasil, renewable generation arm of the Enel Group in the country, announced this Friday (4/5) the commercial operation of the Aroeira Wind Complex (348 MW), in Bahia. The complex covers the municipalities of … Continue reading Enel Green Power begins commercial operation of the Aroeira wind power plant, in Bahia, Brazil

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Brazil exceeds 41 GW of installed power in photovoltaic solar energy

This Tuesday (02), Brazil surpassed the mark of 41 GW of installed power in solar power photovoltaic (PV), according to data from ANEEL (National Electric Energy Agency). This number includes both DG (distributed generation) and GC (centralized generation). Currently, the country has 28.01 GW in DG and 13.04 GW in GC. At the beginning of … Continue reading Brazil exceeds 41 GW of installed power in photovoltaic solar energy

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TrinaTracker’s Vanguard 1P powers 520 MW photovoltaic (PV) plant in Brazil

TrinaTracker, a business unit of Trina Solar, proudly announces its contribution to the 520MW Santa Luzia Complex, one of the largest photovoltaic solar plants in Brazil. The plant, currently undergoing commissioning, is entirely equipped with Vanguard 1P trackers incorporating the SuperTrack Smart Tracking Algorithm.TrinaTracker began supplying the project, covering more than 1,700 hectares and consisting … Continue reading TrinaTracker’s Vanguard 1P powers 520 MW photovoltaic (PV) plant in Brazil

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Brazil reaches sixth position in the world ranking of photovoltaic solar energy (PV)

Brazil ended 2023 in sixth place in the world ranking of photovoltaic solar energy generation, shows a report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena). According to the study, the country reached 37 GW of installed capacity and gained two positions compared to the 2022 list, surpassing Italy and Australia. The ranking takes into account … Continue reading Brazil reaches sixth position in the world ranking of photovoltaic solar energy (PV)

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Half of the developers offer batteries in their photovoltaic portfolio in Brazil

Greener published the results of its most recent study on the distributed photovoltaic (PV) generation market in Brazil, revealing some significant trends. Among them, the fact that 49% of respondents said they had hybrid systems in their portfolio stood out, and 12% recorded at least one sale of a kit containing a battery. According to … Continue reading Half of the developers offer batteries in their photovoltaic portfolio in Brazil

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A wind energy plant with the capacity to supply one million homes came into operation in Bahia, Brazil

The Novo Horizonte Wind Power Complex (BA), the first project in Brazil of Pan American Energy (PAE), a global energy company, entered commercial operation. Energy production began in three of the ten parks that make up the project. At the end of 2023, the company received authorization from the National Electric Energy Agency (Aneel) to … Continue reading A wind energy plant with the capacity to supply one million homes came into operation in Bahia, Brazil

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Brazil reaches 40 GW of installed solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity, says Absolar

Brazil has just surpassed the historical mark of 40 gigawatts (GW) of installed photovoltaic solar energy capacity, the Brazilian Solar Energy Association (Absolar) informed Broadcast (real-time news system of the State Group). The volume includes large solar plants and own energy generation systems on roofs, facades and small plots of land. According to the entity’s … Continue reading Brazil reaches 40 GW of installed solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity, says Absolar

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Production start at the Mendubim photovoltaic plant in Brazil

The 531 MW Mendubim solar plant in Brazil has come into operation. This marks a 30% increase in Equinor’s equity power production in Brazil. “Mendubim represents an important contribution to Equinor’s diversified energy offering in Brazil that includes a robust oil and gas portfolio and an attractive renewables position,” says Veronica Coelho, Equinor’s country manager … Continue reading Production start at the Mendubim photovoltaic plant in Brazil

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Photovoltaic (PV) solar energy grows 56% in one year and reaches 39 GW in Brazil

Projections indicate that installed photovoltaic capacity should reach 45 GW in 2024. Brazil surpassed the mark of 39 GW in installed photovoltaic capacity of solar energy in the sum of GC (Centralized Generation) and DG (Distributed Generation), according to data from ANEEL (National Electric Energy Agency). According to the regulatory body, in February of last … Continue reading Photovoltaic (PV) solar energy grows 56% in one year and reaches 39 GW in Brazil

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Photovoltaic solar energy in Brazil becomes cheaper by 31% in one year

The average price of photovoltaic solar energy in Brazil fell 31% the previous year compared to 2022. This is indicated by the Radar Solfácil study. The value, which was R$ 4.22 per Wp in the last quarter of 2022, fell to R$ 2.91 per Wp in the last quarter of 2023. The reduction was motivated … Continue reading Photovoltaic solar energy in Brazil becomes cheaper by 31% in one year

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Statkraft inaugurates the company’s largest wind farm outside Europe in Brazil

Statkraft inaugurates the company’s largest wind farm outside Europe, the 519 MW Ventos de Santa Eugênia Wind Complex in Bahia, Brazil. It is among the first hybrid projects in Brazil once the planned solar farm of 163 MW is added to optimise energy production. “The successful development of the Ventos de Santa Eugênia Wind Complex … Continue reading Statkraft inaugurates the company’s largest wind farm outside Europe in Brazil

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