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EDP Renováveis secures PPA for 126 MW of wind energy in Brazil

EDP Renováveis (EDP Renewables, 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 20-year private Power Purchase Agreement (“PPA”), to sell the energy to be produced by Monte Verde VI and Boqueirão I-II. The wind power … Continue reading EDP Renováveis secures PPA for 126 MW of wind energy in Brazil

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Iberdrola continues to strengthen in Brazil with more wind energy projects

Iberdrola obtained two new wind power projects for a combined capacity of 74.2 MW in Brazil, in the state of Piauí, through its subsidiary Força Eolicado Brasil. The country of Rio de Janeiro made a new energy auction at the end of June, it has been in its thirties, where it is securing electricity supply … Continue reading Iberdrola continues to strengthen in Brazil with more wind energy projects

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Neoenergia, a subsidiary of Iberdrola, debuts on the São Paulo Stock Exchange

Neoenergia, a subsidiary of Iberdrola, marked a new milestone in the group’s history when it began trading in the Novo Mercado segment of the São Paulo B3 stock market (formerly Bovespa). This is the largest initial public offering (IPO) so far this year and the most relevant in Brazil’s energy sector since 2000. With a … Continue reading Neoenergia, a subsidiary of Iberdrola, debuts on the São Paulo Stock Exchange

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Vestas receives 76 MW wind turbines order for the final phase of the Serra do Mel wind farm in Brazil

Brazilian energy company Echoenergia has placed a 76 MW wind power order for the third and final phase of the Serra do Mel wind farm, which first phase included Vestas’ first V150-42 MW wind turbines in Brazil. The wind farm will be located in the State of Rio Grande do Norte and, once completed, will … Continue reading Vestas receives 76 MW wind turbines order for the final phase of the Serra do Mel wind farm in Brazil

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Wind energy in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for EDF wind farm

Vestas has received a 197 MW wind power order for the Folha Larga II wind farm, which will be located in the municipality of Campo Formoso in the state of Bahia, Brazil. The order, placed by long-term customer EDF, includes the supply and installation of 47 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines as well as a 20-year … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for EDF wind farm

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Neoenergía (Iberdrola) wins contract for two new wind power plants in Brazil

Neoenergía, a subsidiary of Iberdrola, was awarded contracts to sell 30% of the wind energy it will produce in two new wind turbines farms in northeastern Brazil. The contracts were awarded to Fuerza Eólica del Brasil S.A. (FEB) – a company controlled by Neoenergía – that sold 30% of the energy of the wind farms, … Continue reading Neoenergía (Iberdrola) wins contract for two new wind power plants in Brazil

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Wind energy in Brazil: Vestas V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for 281 MW wind farm

Vestas has received a 281 MW order for three wind power plants in Brazil through a non-regulated power purchase agreement. The contract includes the supply and installation of 67 V150-4.2 MW turbines that will be locally produced under the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) FINAME II rules at the Vestas’ factory in Ceará.  “The V150-4.2 MW … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Vestas V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for 281 MW wind farm

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Casa dos Ventos places 445 MW wind energy order of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for Vestas in Brazil

Casa dos Ventos, one of the pioneers and largest investors in the development of wind power projects in Brazil, has placed a 445 MW wind farm order for the supply and installation of 106 Vestas V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for the Rio do Vento wind farm in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. … Continue reading Casa dos Ventos places 445 MW wind energy order of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for Vestas in Brazil

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Goldwind Presents Project Results and Corporate Social Responsibility Activities in Fortaleza

Goldwind Brazil, with the presence of Mr. Wu Gang, Goldwind Chairman and Mr. Andreas Dupuis, Goldwind International Deputy General Manager, presented the results of the first phase of the Energimp project and the Social Responsibility Program of South America. The ceremony was held in Fortaleza, state of Ceará, on May 24. The main objective of … Continue reading Goldwind Presents Project Results and Corporate Social Responsibility Activities in Fortaleza

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Enel closes sale of 540 MW of renewable capacity in Brazil

The assets sold to Chinese company CGNEI for 2.9 billion Brazilian reais are solar plants Nova Olinda (292 MW) and Lapa (158 MW) as well as the 90 MW Cristalândia wind farm. The transaction is aimed at freeing up resources that can finance Enel’s further renewable development in Brazil, while the company will continue plant … Continue reading Enel closes sale of 540 MW of renewable capacity in Brazil

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Wind power in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines V150-4.2 MW surpasses 1 GW of orders

Brazilian energy company Echoenergia has placed a 97 MW wind power order to supply and install 23 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines at the Serra do Mel wind farm, located in the State of Rio Grande do Norte. The order is an extension of the 101 MW Serra do Mel project, which was Vestas’ first V150-4.2 … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines V150-4.2 MW surpasses 1 GW of orders

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Study points to offshore wind energy potential in Ceará (Brazil)

Study points to wind power potential in the Ceará seaInstallation of wind turbines at sea (offshore) and has the potential of generation in Ceará. According to a new survey, the state will have greater area for the production of renewable energy.Old demand from the energy sector of Ceará is one of the main bottlenecks for … Continue reading Study points to offshore wind energy potential in Ceará (Brazil)

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Vestas secures 147 MW wind energy order of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in Brazil

EDF Renewables in Brazil has placed a wind power order for the 147 MW Folha Larga wind farm to be located at the municipality of Campo Formoso, in the state of Bahia. The contract includes the supply and installation of 35 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines with 105m hub height. The nacelles will be manufactured at … Continue reading Vestas secures 147 MW wind energy order of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in Brazil

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Iberdrola inaugurates the Baixo Iguaçu hydroelectric power plant in Brazil

With 350 MW installed capacity, the Baixo Iguaçu plant will control the water flow of the Iguaçu falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world. The Chairman of Iberdrola highlighted the company’s commitment to Brazil while saying that “over the next five years alone, we will invest €6.5 billion in new projects to … Continue reading Iberdrola inaugurates the Baixo Iguaçu hydroelectric power plant in Brazil

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Wind power production in Brazil in the first half of April increased by 11.1% per year

Wind energy production in Brazil in the first half of April increased by 11.1% per year to 3,192 megawatts (MWA), according to preliminary data released by the Chamber of Electricity Commercialization (CCEE). The share of wind energy rose from 4.3% to 4.8% the previous year, according to data from the CCEE published in the InfoMercado … Continue reading Wind power production in Brazil in the first half of April increased by 11.1% per year

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ENGIE places 361 MW order of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in Brazil

Vestas has received a 361 MW order to supply and install 86 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for the Campo Largo Phase 2 wind park to be located at Sento Sé and Umburanas municipalities, State of Bahia. The order has been placed by ENGIE Brasil, the largest private energy producer in Brazil. “This first project with Vestas … Continue reading ENGIE places 361 MW order of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in Brazil

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Vestas secures 206 MW wind power order in Brazil for the V150-4.2 MW wind turbines

The French multinational company Quadran International has through its subsidiary Quadran Brasil, placed an order for the 206 MW Serrote wind farm to be located at the municipality of Trairí, in the state of Ceará. The contract includes the supply and installation of 49 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines with a 125-meter hub height. The power … Continue reading Vestas secures 206 MW wind power order in Brazil for the V150-4.2 MW wind turbines

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Siemens Gamesa awarded financing certificate for its SG 3.4-132 onshore wind turbine in Brazil

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been awarded the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) Special Agency for Industrial Financing (FINAME) Certificate for its SG 3.4-132 onshore wind turbine, which is produced in the factory located in Camaçari, Brazil. This accreditation confirms that Siemens Gamesa produces a product that is compliant with BNDES’ local content and manufacturing … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa awarded financing certificate for its SG 3.4-132 onshore wind turbine in Brazil

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Wind energy in Brazil: Enel Green Power starts construction of South America’s largest wind farm

The Lagoa dos Ventos wind energy facility is comprised of 230 wind turbines and, once fully up and running, will be able to generate over 3.3 TWh per year while avoiding the emission of over 1.6 million tons of CO2 into the atmosphere. The 716 MW Lagoa dos Ventos wind power facility, located in Piauí, … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Enel Green Power starts construction of South America’s largest wind farm

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