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EDF Renewables awarded 276 MW of wind energy projects in Brazil

At the last federal competitive tender held by the Brazilian regulator on August 31th, EDF Energies Nouvelles’s local subsidiary, EDF Renewables, has been awarded two wind power projects located in Bahia State, totalizing 276 MW. EDF Renewables thus won nearly a quarter of the 1200 MW capacity awarded at the auction.     Those two wind farm projects … Continue reading EDF Renewables awarded 276 MW of wind energy projects in Brazil

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EDPR is awarded contracts for wind power capacity at Brazilian energy auction

EDP Renováveis, SA (“EDPR”), através da sua subsidiária EDP Renováveis Brasil, SA (“EDPR Brasil”), assegurou Contratos de Aquisição de Energia (“CAEs”) a 20 anos, na sequência do leilão de energia brasileiro A”>EDP Renováveis, SA (“EDPR”), through its subsidiary EDP Renováveis ??Brasil, SA (“EDPR Brasil”), has entered into 20-year Energy Acquisition Agreements (“CAEs”) following the Brazilian … Continue reading EDPR is awarded contracts for wind power capacity at Brazilian energy auction

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Brazil awarded 1250 MW of wind energy contracts in Friday’s tender

Brazil awarded 2,100.14 MW of power supply contracts in Friday’s tender, the Power Trading Chamber (CCEE) announced. The tender took place a few hours later than schedule due to a postponement decision made by the Federal Regional Court of the 2nd Region (TRF-2) for the entry of Evolution Power Partners’ thermal energy project, UTE GPE … Continue reading Brazil awarded 1250 MW of wind energy contracts in Friday’s tender

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Cemig will hold second wind energy auction in September

The Energy Company of Minas Gerais S.A. (CEMIG) will hold its next and second wind power auction in September. According to the announcement of the auction, the selected projects will be granted a PPA with a duration that goes from 10 to 20 years, while the start of the energy delivery has been established for … Continue reading Cemig will hold second wind energy auction in September

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Nordex Group awarded largest ever single contract for 595 megawatts in Brazil

In the second quarter of 2018, the Nordex Group gained the largest single contract in its history: it will supply and install turbines for the Brazilian wind farm “Lagoa dos Ventos” with a capacity of around 595 megawatts for Enel Green Power. The project is composed of 191 AW125 turbines. With an installed capacity of … Continue reading Nordex Group awarded largest ever single contract for 595 megawatts in Brazil

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Siemens Gamesa secures Brazil’s largest-ever contract: 136 turbines for Iberdrola

Siemens Gamesa has reinforced its position in Brazil having signed its largest ever contract* in this market. The company will supply a total of 471 MW to Neoenergia, Iberdrola’s Brazilian subsidiary. The agreement encompasses the commissioning of 136 of the company’s SG 3.4-132 turbines at the Santa Luzia complex, which comprises 15 wind farm developments, … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa secures Brazil’s largest-ever contract: 136 turbines for Iberdrola

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Nordex Group awarded contract in Brazil

The Nordex Group has been awarded a contract for the delivery and installation of the “Fortim” wind farm. With a capacity of 123 megawatts, the project will comprise 41 AW125/3000 turbines. Installation work will be commencing at the beginning of 2019. The customer is the Brazilian utility Furnas, a subsidiary of Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. … Continue reading Nordex Group awarded contract in Brazil

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Eletrobras Approves Sale Of US$766m In Wind, Power Assets

Brazilian state-backed utility Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras (Eletrobras) has reportedly approved the sale of equity interests in 970 MW of wind projects and 1,000 km of transmission lines. The divestment comes as the country’s economic woes continue to put pressure on state-run firms to sell assets. Specifically, the company’s board of directors has given the go-ahead … Continue reading Eletrobras Approves Sale Of US$766m In Wind, Power Assets

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Iberdrola to invest $833.1m in Brazilian wind energy

Spain’s Iberdrola is planning to invest US$833.1 million in new electricity distribution and wind projects in the northern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Norte over the next five years. Rio Grande do Norte Governor Robinson Faria said that one of the major reasons the state attracted renewable energy companies was its strong support given … Continue reading Iberdrola to invest $833.1m in Brazilian wind energy

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EDF Energies Nouvelles wins a 114 MW wind energy project in Brazil

EDF Energies Nouvelles is announcing the award of a power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 114 MW wind energy project in the State of Bahia as part of a Brazilian federal competitive tender. The project, which is scheduled for commissioning in 2021, contributes to the EDF Group’s CAP 2030 strategy which aims at doubling its renewable energy … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles wins a 114 MW wind energy project in Brazil

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Nordex commencing tower production in Brazil

The Nordex Group has opened a plant in the North Brazilian state of Brazil Piaui for the production of concrete towers. The plant is to produce the 65 towers required for the “Lagoa do Barro” wind farm, which Nordex will be installing in the near future. It marks one of the first major investments in … Continue reading Nordex commencing tower production in Brazil

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Goldwind awarded first wind power contract in Brazil

Goldwind, one of the world’s largest producers of wind turbines, has been awarded its first contract in Brazil, Xuan Liang, the group’s general manager for South America, said. “The first contract has already been signed and the first turbine arrived in Brazil recently,” Xuan Ling told Reuters, declining to disclose the value of the contract … Continue reading Goldwind awarded first wind power contract in Brazil

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Brazil consolidates as the country with the highest wind energy capacity in Latin America

Brazil consolidated its position as the country in Latin America with the most installed wind energy capacity in 2017, and as the eighth country in the world with the most capacity to produce wind energy, according to the Brazilian Wind Energy Association (Abeeólica). The data, disclosed by Abeeólica, is based on a report from the … Continue reading Brazil consolidates as the country with the highest wind energy capacity in Latin America

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IRENA welcomes Brazil’s decision to seek membership of the Agency

Director-General Adnan Z. Amin has welcomed Brazil’s decision to initiate the process of joining the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The Brazilian Government notified the Agency that it is commencing the formal procedure of accession to become a full Member of the Agency. “Brazil’s decision to seek IRENA’s membership reflects the country’s strong commitment to … Continue reading IRENA welcomes Brazil’s decision to seek membership of the Agency

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GE Renewable Energy and ENGIE gear up for 360MW wind farm in Brazil

GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced it has signed an agreement with ENGIE to supply 144 of its 2.5-116 turbines for the Umburanas Wind Farm Complex in upstate Bahia, Brazil. This 360MW wind installment will add to the 326.7MW under commissioning by GE Renewable Energy at the neighboring Campo Largo I wind farm, also … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy and ENGIE gear up for 360MW wind farm in Brazil

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Brazil closes 2017 with 12.76 GW of wind energy capacity

Brazil’s installed wind power capacity hit 12.76 GW at the end 2017, the National Wind Energy Association (Abeeolica) said. Brazil had 508 operational wind farms at the end of the last year, according to the association’s monthly bulletin. Abeeolica estimates that 223 more wind farms will join the list in the near future, with 5.11 … Continue reading Brazil closes 2017 with 12.76 GW of wind energy capacity

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EDPR is awarded long term contracts for 218 MW at Brazilian energy auction

EDP Renewables, S.A. (“EDPR”), through its subsidiary EDP Renováveis Brasil, S.A. (“EDPR Brasil”), secured today 20-year Power Purchase Agreements (“PPA”) at the Brazilian energy A-6 2017 auction to sell electricity in the regulated market. The energy will be produced by two wind farms to be installed in the Brazilian State of Rio Grande do Norte; … Continue reading EDPR is awarded long term contracts for 218 MW at Brazilian energy auction

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Enel wins tender to build 618 MW wind power projects in Brazil

Enel’s subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações (EGPB) has won a tender to construct three wind energy projects in Brazil totalling 618 MW. This is the second tender that was secured by Enel in the recently held renewable energy auction in Brazil. The first tender was won earlier this week for the construction of a … Continue reading Enel wins tender to build 618 MW wind power projects in Brazil

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Brazilian auction results in 53 MW order from new customer Echoenergia

New customer Echoenergia, the Brazilian subsidiary of Actis, a global investor specialising in private equity, energy and real estate asset management, has placed a 53 MW order derived from the A-5 Brazilian auction held in 2014, once more underlining Vestas’ strong capabilities within auction schemes. The order covers the two wind parks Boa Esperança I … Continue reading Brazilian auction results in 53 MW order from new customer Echoenergia

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CPPIB and Votorantim Energia to acquire 565 MW wind energy in Brazil

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Votorantim Energia have agreed to form a joint venture in Brazil and will acquire two operational wind farms in the country, totaling 565MW.   The joint venture has been formed to invest in the country’s power generation sector, particularly in wind segment. For this joint venture, CPPIB has … Continue reading CPPIB and Votorantim Energia to acquire 565 MW wind energy in Brazil

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