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Neoenergia starts assembly of wind turbines of its largest wind farm in Brazil

With 12 wind farms located in the Northeast region, the project will have an installed capacity of 567 MW, 96% for the free market.?Installation of the first wind turbines of the Oitis Neoenergia Wind Farm,the company’s largest in Brazil, are still at an accelerated pace.Neoenergia continues to advance in the installation of the Oitis Neoenergia … Continue reading Neoenergia starts assembly of wind turbines of its largest wind farm in Brazil

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Statkraft to start construction of 80 MW wind power project in Brazil

Statkraft is ready to start construction of its Morro do Cruzeiro wind farm in northeastern Brazil, after closing a wind turbine supply contract with German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex.Morro do Cruzeiro is a greenfield wind project, developed by Statkraft in Brazil. The project entails two wind farms, 14 wind turbines and a total installed capacity … Continue reading Statkraft to start construction of 80 MW wind power project in Brazil

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Nordex Group receives orders from South America for 245 MW

Statkraft places order with Nordex Group for 80 MW in Brazil. Another developer places order for 165 MW in Chile. In December 2021, the Nordex Group received orders from South America for 245 MW. The Norwegian company Statkraft – Europe’s largest producer of renewable energies – placed an order for the supply and installation of … Continue reading Nordex Group receives orders from South America for 245 MW

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Brazil connects 5 GW of wind energy and solar power in 2021

Brazil has approved 4,993.78 MW of wind power and solar energy, announced the electricity sector regulator, Aneel. Brazil added 7,562.08 MW of capacity in 2021, an increase of 57.8% compared to the target of 4,790.4 MW set last January. Wind farms accounted for 3,694.32 MW or 48.85%. Solar plants were responsible for 17.18% with 1,299.46 … Continue reading Brazil connects 5 GW of wind energy and solar power in 2021

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Vestas wins multi-brand service agreement for 430 MW of wind power in Brazil

Leveraging its industry-leading service capabilities, Vestas has secured a multi-brand service agreement in Brazil for the maintenance of Renova Energia’s 430 MW Alto Sertão III wind complex, comprised of 24 wind farms in Bahia. Vestas will deliver a long-term service contract (AOM 2000) for the operation and maintenance of 155 Alstom ECO 100, 110 and … Continue reading Vestas wins multi-brand service agreement for 430 MW of wind power in Brazil

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Iberdrola awarded high-voltage substation in Brazil, with over €100 million investment

Iberdrola, through its subsidiary Neoenergia, continues to accelerate its commitment to Brazil. In a competitive transmission auction held at São Paulo stock exchange, the Spanish company was awarded the construction and commissioning of a 500 kV substation to be located in Ibiraci, in the state of Minas Gerais, with an investment of over € 100 … Continue reading Iberdrola awarded high-voltage substation in Brazil, with over €100 million investment

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Vestas wins an order for 99 MW of wind turbines in Brazil

Vestas received an order for a wind farm in Brazil that includes the supply of 22 V150-4.5 MW turbines, as well as a 15-year Active Output Management 4000 (AOM 4000) service contract. Deliveries are scheduled for 2023 and commissioning for 2024. Client and project are not disclosed.Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner in sustainable … Continue reading Vestas wins an order for 99 MW of wind turbines in Brazil

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Engie Brasil gets $265 mln in BNDES financing for wind farm

Engie Brasil has signed 1.47 billion reais ($265.5 million) in financing with Brazil’s national development bank BNDES for its Santo Agostinho wind farm, the power company said in a statement on Wednesday. Engie said in January it contracted with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA to supply turbines for the first stage of the wind farm … Continue reading Engie Brasil gets $265 mln in BNDES financing for wind farm

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Vestas wins order for 99 MW of wind power in Brazil

Vestas has received an order for a wind farm in Brazil that includes the supply of 22 V150-4.5 MW turbines, as well as a 15-year Active Output Management 4000 (AOM 4000) service contract. Deliveries are scheduled for 2023 and commissioning for 2024. Client and project are not disclosed.Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner in … Continue reading Vestas wins order for 99 MW of wind power in Brazil

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Brazil breaks wind power expansion record in one year

The expansion of installed electricity capacity from wind energy in Brazil reached 3,051.29 megawatts (MW) in 2021, considering data from November. This is the largest increase in this source since 2014, when the National Electric Power Agency – ANEEL released 2,786 MW for commercial operation in the country. Currently, wind power plants constitute 20.1 gigawatts … Continue reading Brazil breaks wind power expansion record in one year

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Brazil is making strides in wind power

Brazil is already the world’s seventh ranked country globally for wind power projects – and it is making even more strides to increase its installations. Acciona Energía has signed an agreement with Casa dos Ventos, Brazil’s largest renewable energy investor group, for the acquisition of two wind projects that are currently being developed in the … Continue reading Brazil is making strides in wind power

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Nordex receives order in Brazil from AES Brasil for 370 MW of wind power

– 65 N163/5.X wind turbines of the Delta4000 series intended for the “Cajuína 2” wind farm Hamburg, 30 November 2021. AES Brasil has once again commissioned the Nordex Group to supply and install N163/5.X wind turbines in Brazil. Following the 314 MW order for the “Cajuína” wind farm in June 2021, AES has now ordered … Continue reading Nordex receives order in Brazil from AES Brasil for 370 MW of wind power

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Wind power generation exceeds 20 GW of installed capacity in Brazil

The National Electric Energy Agency (ANEEL) released 45.9 megawatts (MW) of wind turbines in wind farms for commercial operation – and, with this law, Brazil exceeds the 20 gigawatt (GW) mark of installed capacity in wind generation. This energy is enough to satisfy the demand of more than 20 million inhabitants. For comparison, the 20 … Continue reading Wind power generation exceeds 20 GW of installed capacity in Brazil

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Enel Green Power will install 122 MW of wind energy in Bahia

The National Electric Energy Agency awarded Enel Green Power and authorized the start of commercial operation of the company’s 121.8 MW wind farm in Morro do Chapéu (BA). The decision applies to 29 wind turbines at plants 17, 21 and 26 of Ventos de Santa Esperança. Aneel also gave a positive opinion to Casa dos … Continue reading Enel Green Power will install 122 MW of wind energy in Bahia

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COP-26: Abeeólica highlights that wind energy will receive large investments

The private sector took over COP-26 in the absence of some governments, not just the Brazilian. For the president of the Brazilian Wind Energy Association (Abeeólica), Elbia Gannoum, who has participated since the first day of the conference, this brings an optimistic reading of the event that discusses the course of the decarbonization of the … Continue reading COP-26: Abeeólica highlights that wind energy will receive large investments

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Qair Brasil completes wind farm in Ceará

Last Thursday, October 28, Qair Brasil completed the assembly of the last wind turbines for the Serra do Mato project, in Trairi (CE). The project has 29 wind turbines, with a total of 121.8 MW of installed power, and the works were completed ahead of schedule. Serra do Mato is a hybrid complex. The 101 … Continue reading Qair Brasil completes wind farm in Ceará

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EDP Renewables secures a 15-year PPA for a 209 MWac solar project in Brazil

The project is located in the State of Rio Grande do Norte and is expected to enter in operation in 2024. EDPR continues to increase its technological diversification with 2.7 GW of secured capacity in Solar and an overall secured capacity of 7.4 GW for 2021- 25. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest … Continue reading EDP Renewables secures a 15-year PPA for a 209 MWac solar project in Brazil

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EDP Renewables opens the biggest solar complex in São Paulo State

Located in the city of Pereira Barreto, it will be the fifth-largest solar farm in Brazil and EDPR’s largest in the world Today, EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest renewable energy producer, is opening the largest solar complex in São Paulo State and the fifth largest in Brazil, with an installed capacity of … Continue reading EDP Renewables opens the biggest solar complex in São Paulo State

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Vestas secures an order for 189 MW of wind power with Casa dos Ventos in Brazil

Vestas has signed a new agreement with Casa dos Ventos for a 189 MW wind project in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. As the fifth contract between the companies, the order takes the cooperation to surpass the 1.7 GW mark and highlights Casa dos Ventos’ position as Vestas’ largest customer in Latin America and one … Continue reading Vestas secures an order for 189 MW of wind power with Casa dos Ventos in Brazil

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Wind energy compensates part of the hydroelectric losses in Brazil

Virtually non-existent in the Brazilian energy matrix during the 2001 crisis, wind power has already become the second most used in Brazil, representing 10.8% of the consumption of the National Interconnected System (SIN), according to data from the National System. Electric Operator (ONS). This proportion, however, will increase until November, a period to which what … Continue reading Wind energy compensates part of the hydroelectric losses in Brazil

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