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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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CGN to invest R $ 444 million for wind energy in Piauí, Brazil

Project of wind energy with wind turbines involves adding 82.8 MW of installed capacity in the Lagoa do Barro wind farm, CGN Brasil Energia signed last week the main contracts for the expansion of the Lagoa do Barro wind farm (PI – 195 MW), as a result of the A-6/2019 Energy Sub-folder. The project implies … Continue reading CGN to invest R $ 444 million for wind energy in Piauí, Brazil

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Wind energy generates 19,000 jobs in Brazil

The wind power, the second source of electric power in Brazil, behind the hydroelectric, represents 19,000 jobs in Brazil, as compared to 34,000 in 2018. Even with the fall, Brazil remains among the 10 most used in the world. this segment, behind China, Germany, United States, India, United Kingdom, Denmark, Mexico, Spain and the Philippines. … Continue reading Wind energy generates 19,000 jobs in Brazil

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Wind energy represented 65% of the installed capacity in September in Brazil

The National Electric Energy Agency (ANEEL) closed September with 147.54 megawatts (MW) released for commercial operation – 65% from wind generation and the other 35% from thermal sources (thermoelectric) and small hydroelectric plants. In 2020, the Agency’s inspection released 3,445.27 MW in 15 states of the country, that is, more than half of the federal … Continue reading Wind energy represented 65% of the installed capacity in September in Brazil

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The wind energy generated in the 44 Iberdrola wind farms in Brazil will be able to supply a country like Portugal

The “strong wind” season in northeast Brazil has caused wind power production to set unprecedented production records in 2020. In the first week of August alone, the National Electric System Operator (ONS) recorded three peaks in the average power generation in the wind farm region. The most recent was on August 6, when wind turbines … Continue reading The wind energy generated in the 44 Iberdrola wind farms in Brazil will be able to supply a country like Portugal

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Statkraft invests in solar and wind power in Brazil

In the case of the wind farm in Bahia announced by Statkraft on Monday, the planned investments are 2.5 billion reais. The company will seek long-term financing to finance investments in the wind turbines while evaluating complementary financing, such as the issuance of debentures. 30% of the future production of wind farms in Bahia was … Continue reading Statkraft invests in solar and wind power in Brazil

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The manufacturer Aeris of wind turbine blades in Ceará will be listed on the stock exchange

The expectation is that the wind energy company Aeris will collect around R $ 1 billion. According to the company, the funds will be used to expand production capacity and modernize the blade manufacturing facilities for wind turbines.Following the wave of companies entering the stock market, Aeris, Brazil’s largest producer of wind blades, should be … Continue reading The manufacturer Aeris of wind turbine blades in Ceará will be listed on the stock exchange

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Neoenergia (Iberdrola) studies the development of offshore wind energy projects in Brazil

Neoenergia, one of the main private groups in the electricity sector, is analyzing the opportunities of the Brazilian offshore wind potential to take advantage of it with wind turbines of more than 10 MW. According to the president, Mario José Ruiz-Tagle Larrain, the company is developing preliminary studies for offshore wind energy projects in Rio … Continue reading Neoenergia (Iberdrola) studies the development of offshore wind energy projects in Brazil

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BI Energia signs protocol of intentions with RN for offshore wind energy in Brazil

The agreement provides for the installation of 624 MW of wind power on the coast of Rio Grande do Sul, after the license was denied to the company’s wind farm in Ceará.The State Government signed a protocol of intent for the installation of the first offshore wind energy generation park off the coast of Rio … Continue reading BI Energia signs protocol of intentions with RN for offshore wind energy in Brazil

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BNDES raises US $ 100 million to finance wind energy in Brazil

The BNDES reported that it raised, last Friday (18), US $ 100 million with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC). The funds raised will leverage support for the wind turbines of 12 wind farms in Bahía and Pernambuco. Together, they have a total installed capacity of 331.85 MW and investments that exceed R $ … Continue reading BNDES raises US $ 100 million to finance wind energy in Brazil

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Wind energy is the cheapest renewable source in Brazil

A CCEE survey, looking at the last five years, showed that the final cost of wind turbines in wind farms is the lowest.The cheapest renewable generation in Brazil is wind energy, according to a survey by the CCEE – Electric Power Chamber of Commerce, which analyzed data from the last five years of the chamber … Continue reading Wind energy is the cheapest renewable source in Brazil

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Iberdrola increases its wind energy portfolio in Brazil

Iberdrola, through its subsidiary Neoenergia, closed an asset purchase agreement with PEC Energía for the acquisition of a portfolio of wind power generation projects that add up to a potential capacity to be installed of about 400 megawatts (MW), thus giving a it went further in its growth in renewables in Brazil, one of its … Continue reading Iberdrola increases its wind energy portfolio in Brazil

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New offshore wind energy project in Espírito Santo, Brazil

Another offshore wind farm is being developed, this time on the coast of Espírito Santo, which confirms the avalanche of companies for a place in this new frontier of renewable wind power generation in the country. Votu Winds, a newly created company based in Rio de Janeiro, sees the possibility of installing wind turbines in … Continue reading New offshore wind energy project in Espírito Santo, Brazil

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New Atlas of the Potential of Wind Energy in Brazil, developed by Cepel

The National Energy Plan 2050 (PNE 2050), prepared by the Energy Research Company (EPE) and currently in public consultation on the website of the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME), highlights wind energy as one of the most rapid growth in Brazil and with a significant role in the projections of the energy sector.In this … Continue reading New Atlas of the Potential of Wind Energy in Brazil, developed by Cepel

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Wind power and solar energy have reached maturity

The president of AES Tietê, Ítalo Freitas, supports the Federal Government’s proposal to end the subsidy granted to renewable energies; however, it considers that it would not be consistent for legislators to maintain or create incentives for technologies with a high carbon footprint, such as thermoelectric generation. “The function of the grant is to promote … Continue reading Wind power and solar energy have reached maturity

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Mingyang must invest R $ 400 m in a wind turbine factory for offshore wind energy in Brazil

The initial Mingyang project may still undergo changes related to expansions. According to the secretary of economic development of the state of Ceará, the project will focus on the construction of wind turbines for offshore wind farms.The wind power generation market in Ceará will have a new operational reinforcement in the coming years. Yesterday (10), … Continue reading Mingyang must invest R $ 400 m in a wind turbine factory for offshore wind energy in Brazil

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Ceará signs with Mingyang memorandum for offshore wind energy production

It is the fifth project to build a wind power plant from wind turbines in the sea. According to the Atlas of the Wind Energy and Solar Power Potential of Ceará, the wind power potential of Ceará is 117 GW. The governor of Ceará, Camilo Santana, signed a memorandum of understanding between the state and … Continue reading Ceará signs with Mingyang memorandum for offshore wind energy production

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