Tag Archives: Brazil

New solar and wind power facilities in Piauí this year will total 601 MW together

Piauí will have several new solar and wind power plants this year, increasing the state’s energy security, as well as generating jobs and income for the region’s inhabitants. The state has the largest companies in South America. The forecast of the National Electric Energy Agency (ANEEL) for this year, with the expansion of the generation … Continue reading New solar and wind power facilities in Piauí this year will total 601 MW together

Continue reading

Brazil hopes to have 10 GW installed in wind power and solar energy by 2023

Brazil is due to register a record in the expansion of centralized power generation capacity in 2023, with an increase of 10.3 gigawatts (GW), with more than 90% of this total in wind and solar power plants, according to a forecast of the Ministry of Mines and Energy and the regulator Aneel announced this Friday. … Continue reading Brazil hopes to have 10 GW installed in wind power and solar energy by 2023

Continue reading

Iberdrola will install its first floating photovoltaic solar plant in Brazil

The Iberdrola group plans to install in Brazil, through its subsidiary Neoenergia, the company’s first floating photovoltaic plant in the world. The project will be built on the water surface of the Xaréu dam on the island of Fernando de Noronha, recognised by UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage Site, where Iberdrola is developing various … Continue reading Iberdrola will install its first floating photovoltaic solar plant in Brazil

Continue reading

Vestas will supply 64 wind turbines and 288 MW of wind energy to Engie in Brazil

Vestas and Engie Brasil Energia SA expand their partnership with the 288 MW order of 64 units of V150-4.5 MW wind turbines for the Serra de Assuruá wind farm, located in the municipality of Gentio do Ouro, in the state of Bahia, Brazil . As announced on September 30 of this year, both companies signed … Continue reading Vestas will supply 64 wind turbines and 288 MW of wind energy to Engie in Brazil

Continue reading

Onshore wind potential doubled to 93 GW in Rio Grande do Norte

The onshore wind potential of Rio Grande do Norte has a relationship estimated 20 years ago, reaching a hair less 93 GW at 200 meters high – or equivalent to 15 times or that is currently in operation in its territory. Given that it was revealed with the latest version of the state’s Wind and … Continue reading Onshore wind potential doubled to 93 GW in Rio Grande do Norte

Continue reading

Engie Brasil secures $290 mln in funding for Bahia wind power project

Engie Brasil Energia SA EGIE3.SA said on Thursday it has secured 1.5 billion reais ($290 million) in funding from the country’s development bank BNDES to invest in a wind power facility in northeastern Brazil. Made up of 24 wind farms in Brazil’s northeastern Bahia state, the Serra do Assurua wind complex is scheduled to start … Continue reading Engie Brasil secures $290 mln in funding for Bahia wind power project

Continue reading

Eletrobras, Shell mull co-investment in Brazil offshore wind power

Brazilian power company Eletrobras said on Thursday it has signed a cooperation agreement with Shell as they exchange information for a potential co-investment in offshore wind power in Brazil. Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA, as the company is formally known, said the move was part of its diversification strategy in renewable energy.

Continue reading

Nordex receives order to supply 94 MW to wind power in Brazil

Nordex has received an order for N163/5.X wind turbines from Brazil. The manufacturer will supply 16 wind turbines for the 94.4 MW “EOL TODA ENERGIA 2” wind farm for TODA Investimentos do Brasil. The wind farm will be built in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, near the city of Pedro Avelino. Installation is … Continue reading Nordex receives order to supply 94 MW to wind power in Brazil

Continue reading

The largest operating wind energy production complex in South America is located in Piauí and will be expanded to 2.4 GW

Brazil has the largest wind power park in South America with 230 wind turbines. The venture is located in Piauí with a generation capacity of 2.4 GW and investments of approximately R$ 2.5 billion.Brazil, a giant in South America, has focused on this goal through wind energy parks.Enel, a multinational company in the electricity sector … Continue reading The largest operating wind energy production complex in South America is located in Piauí and will be expanded to 2.4 GW

Continue reading

Scaling solar in Brazil

Equinor has made final investment decision on the 531 MW Mendubim solar project in Brazil. The project underpins Equinor’s ambitions to accelerate growth in renewables and develop as a market-driven power producer in selected markets. Mendubim is developed as a joint venture between Scatec, Hydro Rein and Equinor, and is located in the state of … Continue reading Scaling solar in Brazil

Continue reading

Offshore wind energy can create half a million jobs in Ceará

The forecast would be based on Sedet’s calculations that every 1 gigawatt of installed power offshore would generate around 9,000 jobs.However, the potential to be explored on the coast of Ceará is 48 GW, considering all the planned projects, which would be stimulated to meet the demand for energy for, among other purposes, green hydrogen … Continue reading Offshore wind energy can create half a million jobs in Ceará

Continue reading

Nordex generates more than 500 jobs in the Northeast through wind power towers

Nordex generates more than 500 jobs in the Northeast through wind power towers and presents wind turbines with unprecedented power during Brasil Windpower 2022.Brazil Windpower brings big names in the wind energy sector, and Nordex talks about its extensive presence in Brazil and job creation Brazil Windpower 2022 brought, in its 13th edition, big names … Continue reading Nordex generates more than 500 jobs in the Northeast through wind power towers

Continue reading

Enel Green Power begins construction of the second extension of Lagoa dos Ventos wind farm

Enel is investing around 2.5 billion Brazilian reais in the construction of the new 399 MW section of Lagoa dos Ventos. The new extension will bring the total installed capacity of Lagoa dos Ventos wind complex to more than 1.5 GW.Lagoa dos Ventos is South America’s largest wind farm currently in operation.Enel Green Power Brasil, … Continue reading Enel Green Power begins construction of the second extension of Lagoa dos Ventos wind farm

Continue reading

Wind power will quadruple in Brazil by the end of the decade

The 13th edition of Brazil Windpower, the main congress and fair in Latin America on wind energy, promoted this morning the panel “Production chain and its inputs: growth and new challenges of competitiveness.” Several wind turbine manufacturers attended the debate: Rodrigo Ugarte Ferreira, Purchasing Manager for Latam of Vestas, Roberto Veiga, General Manager of Goldwind … Continue reading Wind power will quadruple in Brazil by the end of the decade

Continue reading

Goldwind to manufacture wind turbines in Brazil

Goldwind is in advanced talks to install a wind turbine factory in Brazil with deliveries expected to start in 2024, an executive said on Wednesday. The plant, whose location is not yet defined, will serve the Brazilian market, but may also export equipment to other countries in South America, according to Roberto Veiga, general manager … Continue reading Goldwind to manufacture wind turbines in Brazil

Continue reading

66 offshore wind energy projects underway in Brazil

All offshore wind farms are in the licensing phase by Ibama and can start operating between four and six years after approval. IBAMA has updated its map of licensed offshore wind farm projects. The latest data shows 66 developments. The states of Rio Grande do Sul (21 projects), Ceará (19), Rio de Janeiro (9) and … Continue reading 66 offshore wind energy projects underway in Brazil

Continue reading

Copel acquires EDP Brazil’s wind power portfolio

The acquisition is part of the company’s growth strategy in renewable energy.Copel Geração e Transmissão, a wholly owned subsidiary of Copel (CPLE6), reported that, this Thursday (6), it signed a contract for the acquisition of 100% of the Santa Rosa & Mundo Novo (SRMN) and Aventura Wind Complexes currently owned of EDP Renováveis ????Brasil S/A., … Continue reading Copel acquires EDP Brazil’s wind power portfolio

Continue reading

Ceará wins wind power plant with 58 wind turbines

Allonda Energia, a renewable energy company, is developing its new wind energy complex in Ceará. The undertaking will have 58 wind turbines and promises to generate 300 jobs for the inhabitants of the region. Allonda, the company responsible for providing real sustainable environmental solutions, announced this week that it will install a wind energy complex … Continue reading Ceará wins wind power plant with 58 wind turbines

Continue reading

Vestas signs agreement for 846 MW of wind power in Brazil

Engie signed an agreement with Vestas for the Serra de Assuruá wind farm in the state of Bahia, in the municipality of Gentio do Ouro, Brazil. The project has a capacity of 846 MW once fully installed, making it the largest wind project in Latin America. The firm order includes the initial supply, installation, operation … Continue reading Vestas signs agreement for 846 MW of wind power in Brazil

Continue reading

Vestas will supply wind turbines to ENGIE for wind power in Brazil

Engie Brasil Energia SA, has signed an agreement with Vestas for the Serra de Assuruá wind farm in the state of Bahia, in the municipality of Gentio do Ouro, Brazil.The wind power project has a total nominal capacity of 846 MW once fully installed, making it the largest wind project in Latin America. The firm … Continue reading Vestas will supply wind turbines to ENGIE for wind power in Brazil

Continue reading