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75% of Brazil’s new power comes from hydroelectric, wind energy and solar power

In 2019, Brazil added 7,246 gigawatts (GW) of installed electricity generation capacity, closing the year with a total 170,071 GW, of which more than 75% come from renewable energy (hydroelectric, wind power and solar). The increase exceeded the target for the year of 5,781 GW, set by the National Electric Power Agency (Aneel). In Ceará, … Continue reading 75% of Brazil’s new power comes from hydroelectric, wind energy and solar power

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EDP Renováveis secures a PPA for a new solar power project in Brazil

EDP Renováveis, S.A. (“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 19-year private Power Purchase Agreement (“PPA”) to sell the energy to be produced by Lagoa solar power plant. Lagoa solar power plant, located … Continue reading EDP Renováveis secures a PPA for a new solar power project in Brazil

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Wind energy in Brazil, Casa dos Ventos to break ground on 504 MW wind farm

Casa dos Ventos will break ground on the 504-MW Rio Vento wind power complex project this month. Considered to be one of the largest of its kind in Brazil, the complex will require approximately BRL 2.4 billion (USD 590.4m/EUR 531.3m) in investments for the development of its eight wind farms. Consisting of 120 wind turbines supplied … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil, Casa dos Ventos to break ground on 504 MW wind farm

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Public consultation for two offshore wind energy projects in Ceará

The public consultation opens space for two offshore wind poweer projects. Ceará already has two proposals under study on offshore wind energy: one wind farm to install wind turbines in Caucaia and another in Camocim. Brazil does not yet have active offshore wind farms. Opening a public consultation for the license of offshore wind farms … Continue reading Public consultation for two offshore wind energy projects in Ceará

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Floating offshore wind turbines: Brazil to become active player in the clean energy race

Wind energy is one of the most researched topics in the renewable energy ecosystem. During the last decades, the focus has been on several aspects of modeling and analysis of onshore wind turbines., Wind energy has enormous potential and has been topic of intense study recently, especially in Brazil. Led by Professor Alexandre Simos of … Continue reading Floating offshore wind turbines: Brazil to become active player in the clean energy race

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Wind energy in Brazil, BNDES approves loan of R$1.3 billion for Iberdrola wind farm

The amount will finance the construction of 12 wind farms in Paraíba with a total capacity of 370.8 megawatts.  The National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) approved a loan of R $ 1.3 billion to finance the construction of 12 wind farms of the Brazilian Wind Power, a company controlled by Neoenergia, owned … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil, BNDES approves loan of R$1.3 billion for Iberdrola wind farm

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Wind power in Brazil, 2,000 wind turbine blades sent in 2019 from Pecém

This is three times more than in 2018, when 683 wind turbine blades were sent to wind farms located in Brazilian states, the United States and Europe. The port of Pecém is ending this year, literally “wind to stern.” One of the main segments present in the Pecém Industrial and Port Complex contributed directly to … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil, 2,000 wind turbine blades sent in 2019 from Pecém

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GE announces agreement to Provide 30 Cypress wind turbines to wind energy in Brazil

Contract includes 30 Cypress units, GE’s largest onshore wind turbine to date. All equipment will be installed at Rio Energy’s Serra da Babilonia wind farm in the state of Bahia. GE will also provide long-term operation and maintenance (O&M) services for the wind turbines. GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has been selected by … Continue reading GE announces agreement to Provide 30 Cypress wind turbines to wind energy in Brazil

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Ceará can supply with wind energy, photovoltaic and concentrated solar power throughout Brazil

According to the Atlas of solar and wind power potential of Ceará, the state could generate 94.3 GW, including wind energy, solar thermal and photovoltaic. Pioneer in stimulating wind turbines generation in Brazil, Ceará is about to launch its first hybrid solar and wind energy atlas. The study brings an integrated analysis of resources and … Continue reading Ceará can supply with wind energy, photovoltaic and concentrated solar power throughout Brazil

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Italo-Belgian group will build in Caucaia first offshore wind energy plant in Brazil

A first offshore wind power plant (within the sea) of Brazil will be built in Águas do Atlântico, in Caucaia, in the Metropolitan Region of Fortaleza. Information was transmitted by Governor Camilo Santana during the time that he had been offered by Federação das Indústrias do Estado do Ceará (Fiec). The governor revealed that he … Continue reading Italo-Belgian group will build in Caucaia first offshore wind energy plant in Brazil

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New wind energy tower technique

A Brazilian company, Dois A Engenharia e Tecnologia, concluded this week the execution of the first prefabricated wind turbine bases in Brazil with several advances in the assembly of wind farms. The new technology is being applied at wind farm Ventos, in Serra do Mel-Voltalia. With the use of the new technology, there is a … Continue reading New wind energy tower technique

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Voltalia gets wind energy tax incentives in Rio Grande do Norte

EOL Vila Alagoas III (21 MW) was also included in the independent power generation mode, in a planned investment of R $ 78.1 million free of charge. The wind farm for the construction of the Vila Alagoas III wind power plant, in the municipality of Serra do Mel, Rio Grande do Norte, was framed by … Continue reading Voltalia gets wind energy tax incentives in Rio Grande do Norte

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EIB and Iberdrola sign two financing agreements for 690 million euros for wind energy in Brazil

The EU Bank will finance with 250 million euros 15 wind farms that the company will build in northeastern Brazil. This is the first agreement signed between the entity and Neoenergia, a Brazilian subsidiary of Iberdrola. The 440 million euros allocated to Iberdrola distribution networks in Spain will strengthen these infrastructures and make them smarter … Continue reading EIB and Iberdrola sign two financing agreements for 690 million euros for wind energy in Brazil

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Brazil’s AES Tiete teams up with Anglo American to build wind farm in Bahia

AES Tiete has agreed with mining company Anglo American to build a wind farm in the northeastern state of Bahia. AES Tiete, which is controlled by U.S. company AES will start building the wind farm in 2021. It will have a capacity of 167.4 megawatts and investment is estimated at 670 million reais ($159.66 million). … Continue reading Brazil’s AES Tiete teams up with Anglo American to build wind farm in Bahia

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Quadran will install 200 MW of wind power in Piauí, in Brazil

Quadran Brasil, a subsidiary of the French renewable energy company Quadran International, plans to build and operate about 200 MW of wind turbines in wind farms in the state of Piauí. During a meeting between representatives of Quadran Brazil and government officials, the company promised to invest around BRL 1 billion (USD 235.8m / EUR … Continue reading Quadran will install 200 MW of wind power in Piauí, in Brazil

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EDPR closes wind power sale agreement in Brazil

EDP Renovables, based in Spain, announced the closing of a contract to sell the wind energy produced in the Catanduba wind farm in Brazil, with a total capacity of 96 megawatts (MW). EDPR explained that it signed a contract of sale valid for a period of 16 years. This contract agrees to sell the wind … Continue reading EDPR closes wind power sale agreement in Brazil

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Budweiser Aquiraz Plant to be 100% Wind energy Powered

Budweiser’s wind power project has an environmental side to be highlighted: with it, 20,000 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) will no longer be emitted each year. By 2022, the entire Ceará Budweiser beer factory, located in Aquiraz, in the Fortaleza Metropolitan Region, will be 100% powered by wind power. To this end, Ambev will invest … Continue reading Budweiser Aquiraz Plant to be 100% Wind energy Powered

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Wind energy Vestas opens factory with 624 wind turbines already ordered in Ceará

With an investment of R $ 100 million, Vestas inaugurated new unit in Aquiraz to produce the largest wind turbines of the wind power company, the V150-4.2MW. Sales volume is already the largest in the history of the segment in the country Danish Vestas, the world’s largest wind energy manufacturer, delivered yesterday its new plant … Continue reading Wind energy Vestas opens factory with 624 wind turbines already ordered in Ceará

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Governments of Nine Brazilian States Will Meet During WWEC2019 for Expansion of Renewable Sources

Brazil will have, within ten years, the largest 100% renewable region of the world. With 53 million inhabitants, the Northeast region already concentrates 90% of all wind generation of the country and also shows exponential growth in solar energy. The next steps to make the region a great global symbol of renewable energy production will … Continue reading Governments of Nine Brazilian States Will Meet During WWEC2019 for Expansion of Renewable Sources

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