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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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Ambev to invest $145 mln in wind energy to power Budweiser in Brazil

Ambev has signed a deal with a private equity group to build a wind farm that will supply renewable energy to all of its beverage plants in Northeastern Brazil, as well as to its five Budweiser breweries across the country. Under the terms of the agreement, Ambev is expected to pay around 600 million reais … Continue reading Ambev to invest $145 mln in wind energy to power Budweiser in Brazil

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Nordex manufactures its 1000th concrete tower for its own wind turbines

20 per cent of the total cost of wind turbines are accounted for by the tower and the related logistics costs for transport to the wind farm. For the Nordex Group, keeping these costs low is a further lever for reducing project costs for their customers. This is a major advantage, particularly in those markets … Continue reading Nordex manufactures its 1000th concrete tower for its own wind turbines

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Elecnor places 73 million euros for its wind power in Brazil

Elecnor, through its wind power development and exploitation subsidiary Enerfin, has successfully closed a bond issue to boost its wind farms in Brazil.Thus, it has issued obligations without recourse to the shareholder in the Brazilian Stock Exchange for 325 million Brazilian reais (73 million euros) for the wind farms of Ventos do Sul (150 MW), … Continue reading Elecnor places 73 million euros for its wind power in Brazil

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Highlight potential of offshore wind power in emerging countries

Eight major emerging markets have a technical potential for offshore wind energy that triples the installed electricity generation capacity of the European Union, said a World Bank (WB) study. Brazil, India, Morocco, the Philippines, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Turkey and Vietnam have, for this form of generation, with potentialities of 3.1 terawatts (TW): more than … Continue reading Highlight potential of offshore wind power in emerging countries

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Brazil hosts for the first time one of the world’s leading wind energy events

fter gathering more than 10’000 people from 15 different countries and all five continents, the World Wind Energy Conference (WWEC) arrives in Brazil. The event will take place from 25-27 November 2019 in the city of Rio de Janeiro. In its 18th edition, the conference will feature more than 80 hours of programming aimed at … Continue reading Brazil hosts for the first time one of the world’s leading wind energy events

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EPE points to 700 GW potential for wind powergeneration in the Brazilian sea

To get an idea of ??the potential, the country currently has 15.5 GW of installed windenergy capacity, but has no offshore park The Energy Research Company (EPE) has identified favorable winds in Brazil for the development of offshore wind energy projects, the so-called offshore plants, throughout the Exclusive Economic Zone, highlighting some areas in the … Continue reading EPE points to 700 GW potential for wind powergeneration in the Brazilian sea

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Wind energy In Brazil: BNDES approves loan to Engie wind farm in Bahia

Umburanas Wind Power Complex consists of 18 wind farms and the transmission line will have 50 kilometers.Total investment in the complex is R $ 1.6 billion, including associated transmission lines. The BNDES loan will cover 78.8% of the total project investment. The Umburanas Wind Complex consists of 18 wind farms. According to BNDES, the complex’s … Continue reading Wind energy In Brazil: BNDES approves loan to Engie wind farm in Bahia

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Wind energy in Brazil: Ceará supplies wind turbines

Ceará had no wind power projects contracted, and expectations for a thermoelectric plant were dashed. Now, wind turbines sales to neighboring states are in the sights. In solar energy, Ceará had four winning projects. Ceará had no wind energy projects contracted at the A-6 energy auction, held yesterday (18) in São Paulo. However, the state … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Ceará supplies wind turbines

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Galán to Bolsonaro: we will invest 6.6 billion euros in Brazil until 2022

The president of Iberdrola, Ignacio Galán, who participated in the Brazil Investment Forum 2019 (Sao Paulo), had the opportunity to expose the Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, the firm commitment of the company to the country. In the course of a constant meeting between the two, Galán has assured that – through its Brazilian subsidiary, Neoenergia- … Continue reading Galán to Bolsonaro: we will invest 6.6 billion euros in Brazil until 2022

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Wind energy in Brazil: Five new wind farms start operating in Pindaí

A national leader in the number of wind turbines and the commercialization of wind power projects, Bahia will consolidate its position with the start-up of five more wind farms in the municipality of Pindaí, in southwestern Bahia. Currently with 160 wind farms in operation, wind power generation in the state grew 49.9% in the first … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Five new wind farms start operating in Pindaí

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GE Renewable Energy to Offer Wind Turbines to EDF Renewables

GE Renewable Energy recently announced that it has entered into a definitive onshore wind power contract with EDF Renewables. Notably, this marks General Electric’s first contract with the Brazil-based company. Per the deal, EDF Renewables will utilize General Electric’s biggest onshore wind turbines for catering to consumers’ growing requirements of renewable and sustainable energy. As … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy to Offer Wind Turbines to EDF Renewables

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GE Renewable Energy announces first Cypress onshore wind power contract in Brazil

GE’s largest onshore wind turbines will be installed at EDF Renewables’ wind farm in Bahia. Agreement includes 25 wind turbines and 20 years of operation and maintenance (O&M) services for all the equipment supplied by GE. GE Renewable Energy announced today it has signed an onshore wind energy contract with EDF Renewables in Brazil. This … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy announces first Cypress onshore wind power contract in Brazil

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Wind power and solar energy gain ground to hydroelectric plants in Brazil

The expansion of wind energy and photovoltaic solar power plants in Brazil is about to overtake hydroelectric plants as the main energy matrix in the country. According to the Ten-Year Energy Plan, which sets the guidelines for the expansion of the electricity sector in the country until 2027, hydroelectric plants, which in 2018 represented 64 … Continue reading Wind power and solar energy gain ground to hydroelectric plants in Brazil

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Wind power in Brazil: Iberdrola will install 566.6 megawatts

Iberdrola, through its subsidiary Neoenergia, will build its largest offshore wind energy complex in Latin America, called Oitis and which will consist of a total of 12 wind farms that will add a combined installed capacity of 566.6 megawatts (MW). The global investment figure for energy in this ‘wind energy megaproject’ will be around 480 … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil: Iberdrola will install 566.6 megawatts

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Wind energy in Brazil: Piauí has largest wind farm under construction in South America

The wind farm will have the capacity to generate 3.3 TWh per year and will prevent the emission of over 1.6 million tons of CO2 into the atmosphere. Piauí is among the largest clean energy producers in Brazil, ranking fifth among the largest wind energy producers in the country. Just as the state produces energy, … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Piauí has largest wind farm under construction in South America

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Ceará produces largest wind blade ever manufactured in the Southern Hemisphere

With 74 meters in length, the new blades designed by Aeris will equip Vestas wind turbines in Brazil. Industry invested about $ 100 million in infrastructure to develop wind energy equipment in the state.Ceará began producing, in August, the largest wind turbine ever made in the Southern Hemisphere. At 74 meters in length, the new … Continue reading Ceará produces largest wind blade ever manufactured in the Southern Hemisphere

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EIB and EDPR support the development of wind energy in Brazil

Climate action in Latin America: the EIB and EDPR support the development of renewable energies in Brazil. The EIB grants EUR 150 million to EDPR Brazil to finance wind power and solar energy plants. The agreement will help the country meet the climate objectives established in COP21. Employment: the project will create 1,900 jobs during … Continue reading EIB and EDPR support the development of wind energy in Brazil

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