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Wind power in Brazil: New wind farm close to producing electricity

Brazilian utility CPFL Energia (NYSE: CPL) said it is in the final phase of construction on its 188 MW Santa Clara wind farm in Rio Grande do Norte state. The utility is in the process of installing the shared connection transmission facility it needs to begin operating under government regulations, the article said. The wind … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil: New wind farm close to producing electricity

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ABB wins $55m wind power order in Brazil

ABB (NYSE: ABB), the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $55 million to supply three new substations and transmission infrastructure for the Brazilian utility Eolicas do Sul. The order was booked in the second quarter. Brazil has traditionally relied heavily on hydropower for its electricity supply. This project is part … Continue reading ABB wins $55m wind power order in Brazil

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Ex-Im Approves $32.1 Million in Financing For Export of U.S. Wind Turbines to Brazil

The wind blades will be used to complete a 180-megawatt wind farm in the Brazilian state of Bahia and another 211-megawatt wind farm in the Brazilian state of Ceara. In line with its congressional mandate to increase support for renewable-energy exports, the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) has authorized a $32.1 million … Continue reading Ex-Im Approves $32.1 Million in Financing For Export of U.S. Wind Turbines to Brazil

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ABB wins $ 55 million wind power order in Brazil as renewable energy demand grows

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $ 55 million to supply three new substations and transmission infrastructure for the Brazilian utility Eólicas do Sul. The order was booked in the second quarter. Brazil has traditionally relied heavily on hydropower for its electricity supply. This project is part … Continue reading ABB wins $ 55 million wind power order in Brazil as renewable energy demand grows

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ABB Wins $55 Million Wind Power Order In Brazil

Brazil has added significant wind energy in the past few years and currently has over 1500 megawatts of installed wind farm capacity with another 7000 MW in the pipeline over the next five years. ABB said it won an order worth around $55 million to supply three new substations and transmission infrastructure for the Brazilian … Continue reading ABB Wins $55 Million Wind Power Order In Brazil

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Growth opportunities in the Brazilian wind power market

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jhgscn/growth_opportuniti) has announced the addition of Frost & Sullivan’s new report “Growth Opportunities in the Brazilian Wind Power Market” to their offering. “Growth Opportunities in the Brazilian Wind Power Market” The Brazilian wind power market has experienced tremendous growth during the last few years as a consequence of increasing government concerns about … Continue reading Growth opportunities in the Brazilian wind power market

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GE Wind Turbines to Power Comexhidro Wind Farm in Mexico

Eight GE 2.75-Megawatt Wind Turbines Will Generate Wind Energy for Public Lighting in Santa Catarina.  The Mexican Wind Energy Association Estimates the Country’s Wind Energy Potential at More than 50,000 Megawatts. GE is Celebrating a Decade in the Wind Industry with 18,000 Wind Turbines Installed Worldwide. GE (NYSE: GE), a leading global provider of wind energy, will … Continue reading GE Wind Turbines to Power Comexhidro Wind Farm in Mexico

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Wind Energy to Quench Thirst of Power

The Brazilian economy today can be characterized into one of the fastest growing economies of the world. The population figures too are raising eyebrows. Being Latin America’s largest nation, this burgeoning economy’s consumption of power has been a major issue of discussion worldwide. Also, with the rising growth rate of overall installed capacity year by … Continue reading Wind Energy to Quench Thirst of Power

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Brazil’s wind energy sector powers ahead

Wind power development in Brazil, South America’s largest and most populated nation, has been much in the news recently with a report that more than 88% of the country’s electricity came from renewables last year. The preliminary report from Brazil’s Energy Research Company has revealed that wind power increased more than any other renewable power … Continue reading Brazil’s wind energy sector powers ahead

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