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Wind power in Brazil, Siemens Gamesa supplies its largest wind turbines to AES

Third deal for next generation Siemens Gamesa 5.X wind energy platform, taking total orders close to 600 MW in Europe and Latin America. Siemens Gamesa will supply global utility AES with 52 wind turbines of the industry leading SG 5.8-170, boasting the largest rotor in the segment. The wind turbines will operate at up to … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil, Siemens Gamesa supplies its largest wind turbines to AES

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Voltalia signed PPA and started wind farm, at Serra Branca in Brazil

Voltalia signed a power sales contract and started construction of its new VSM 3 wind farm, at Serra Branca in BrazilSerra Branca is the biggest wind-and-solar cluster worldwide Voltalia (Euronext Paris, ISIN code: FR0011995588), an international player in renewable energies, announces today it has signed a new long-term power sale agreement and started the construction of … Continue reading Voltalia signed PPA and started wind farm, at Serra Branca in Brazil

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First steps of offshore wind energy in Brazil

Brazil’s environmental regulator, Ibama, will hold the first public hearing next week to discuss the impact of an offshore wind power project. The 576 MW Caucaia wind farm initiative, in the state of Ceará, was presented by the Italian company BI Energia. The project includes 59 wind turbines that could supply around 30% of Ceará’s … Continue reading First steps of offshore wind energy in Brazil

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Wind power in Brazil, Nordex wind turbines for 83 MW wind farm

Nordex has received an order to supply 24 AW132/3465 wind turbines for the fourth construction phase of a wind farm complex in Brazil. The contract also includes a service agreement for maintenance and repair of the wind turbines for a period of 15 years. The site of the wind farm is located in the state … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil, Nordex wind turbines for 83 MW wind farm

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Americas install over 13.4 GW wind energy capacity in 2019, tripling the region’s total wind power capacity over past decade

North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean installed 13,427 MW of wind energy capacity in 2019, an increase of 12 per cent from 2018’s wind turbines installations. Total installed wind farm capacity in North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean is now over 148GW, thereby tripling the wind power capacity in the region … Continue reading Americas install over 13.4 GW wind energy capacity in 2019, tripling the region’s total wind power capacity over past decade

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Wind power project in Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil) backed by the BNDES will supply wind energy to 800 thousand homes

The complex comprises six wind farms with 76 wind turbines and a total installed capacity of 319.2 MW. It is estimated that 700 direct and indirect jobs will be created in the construction phase. The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) has approved funding for the construction of six wind farms and an associated substation by EDP … Continue reading Wind power project in Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil) backed by the BNDES will supply wind energy to 800 thousand homes

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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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