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Vestas to supply 348 MW of wind turbines to wind power in Brazil

Vestas has received an order for a wind farm in Brazil that includes the supply of 81 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines delivered in 4.3 MW power optimized mode, as well as a 5-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service contract. Deliveries and commissioning are scheduled for 2023. Client and project names are not disclosed … Continue reading Vestas to supply 348 MW of wind turbines to wind power in Brazil

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Brazil reaches 19 GW of installed wind power capacity

A decade ago, the segment still had just over 1.5 GW of installed capacity and today it is the second largest, only behind hydroelectric generation.Wind generation in Brazil reached the mark of 19 GW of installed capacity, which represents 10% of the national electricity matrix. According to data presented by the Brazilian Wind Energy Association … Continue reading Brazil reaches 19 GW of installed wind power capacity

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Enel Green Power starts the largest wind farm in South America, Lagoa dos Ventos, in Brazil

Enel invested around 3 billion Brazilian reais, equivalent to around 620 million euros at the current exchange rate, in the construction of the 716 MW Lagoa dos Ventos wind farm, which is Enel Green Power’s largest wind facility in the whole of the world Enel is investing around 360 million euros in the construction of … Continue reading Enel Green Power starts the largest wind farm in South America, Lagoa dos Ventos, in Brazil

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Brazil needs to train 4,000 workers by 2025 in wind energy

Brazil will need to train 3,737 professionals over the next five years to support the scheduled installation of an additional 9.7 GW of onshore wind power by 2025. The conclusion comes from a study published by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Global Wind Organization (GWO). The global wind industry will need to … Continue reading Brazil needs to train 4,000 workers by 2025 in wind energy

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Brazil already has 14.34 GW of wind energy in 568 wind farms and more than 7,000 wind turbines in 12 states

Wind power in Brazil reached 14 gigawatts (GW) of installed capacity. The reference data were published on Monday by the Brazilian Wind Energy Association (Abeeólica) and show that the total production of this energy matrix is ??equivalent to the same installed capacity of the Itaipu hydroelectric plant.In total, there are 14.34 GW of installed capacity … Continue reading Brazil already has 14.34 GW of wind energy in 568 wind farms and more than 7,000 wind turbines in 12 states

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Casa dos Ventos obtains R $ 217 million from BNDES for wind energy in Rio Grande do Norte

Wind power project developer Casa dos Ventos obtained financing of R $ 216.7 million from BNDES (National Bank for Economic and Social Development) for the construction of a wind farm in Rio Grande do Norte.The Santa Martina 9 wind power plant, which is part of the Rio do Vento complex, will have a capacity of … Continue reading Casa dos Ventos obtains R $ 217 million from BNDES for wind energy in Rio Grande do Norte

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Vestas wins an order for 212 MW of wind in Brazil and exceeds 5 GW in orders for V150-4.2 MW wind turbines

Vestas has signed a new agreement with Omega Energia for the 212 MW Assuruá 4 wind farm, located in the cities of Gentio do Ouro and Xique-Xique, in Bahia. The order includes 47 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines delivered in a 4.5 MW power optimized mode, as well as a 10-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM … Continue reading Vestas wins an order for 212 MW of wind in Brazil and exceeds 5 GW in orders for V150-4.2 MW wind turbines

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Brazil has already installed 218.45 MW of wind energy in april of 2021

In April, Brazil reached 1,007 GW of installed capacity in 2021, according to data from the National Electric Power Agency (Aneel). In April alone, 324.45 MW were launched. Wind energy was, for the fourth consecutive month, the source with the most accentuated growth, reaching the mark of 218.45 MW of installed power, which represents 67% … Continue reading Brazil has already installed 218.45 MW of wind energy in april of 2021

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Elecnor has been awarded the construction project for a new wind farm in Brazil for EUR 44 million

Elecnor, the Spanish group specialising in infrastructures, power, services and telecommunications, has been awarded the construction project for a new wind farm in Brazil for EUR 44 million. The Tucano wind farm which will be located in the municipalities of Tucano, Araci and Biritinga, is being promoted by the Brazilian company AES Brasil, part of … Continue reading Elecnor has been awarded the construction project for a new wind farm in Brazil for EUR 44 million

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Wind power in Ceará, Brazil

In wind energy generation, Ceará stands out, with an installed capacity of 2,273 MW and 92 wind farms. Vestas manufactures wind turbines in Aquiraz and has created 400 different and 3,200 indirect jobs.Wind energy is renewable, non-polluting, profitable and creates jobs. Joaquim Rolim, coordinator of the Energy Core of the Federation of Industries of the … Continue reading Wind power in Ceará, Brazil

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BP closes PPA of wind energy with Casa dos Ventos in Brazil

British oil company BP signed a 15-year contract to purchase wind power from Brazilian renewable project developer Casa dos Ventos. The agreement, which provides for the supply of wind energy with wind turbines from 2023, was signed with BP’s local energy marketing unit and provides for the delivery of production from the Rei do Vento … Continue reading BP closes PPA of wind energy with Casa dos Ventos in Brazil

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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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