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Gamesa reinforces its presence in Brazil with a 150 MW supply contract

Under the contract, the company will fit 75 G97-2.0 MW wind turbines at five wind farms being built by Consórcio Morrinhos and will maintain them for 15 years. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has achieved another milestone in its bid to become one of the leading turbine makers in Brazil. The company … Continue reading Gamesa reinforces its presence in Brazil with a 150 MW supply contract

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Alstom and Renova Energia sign a first contract worth

Alstom Renewable Power and Renova Energia, a leader in wind power generation in Brazil, signed the first contract, as part of the agreement announced in February 2013, to supply equipment to wind farms in Bahia State. Worth around €450 million, the contract was booked in fiscal year 2012/13. These farms will represent a capacity of … Continue reading Alstom and Renova Energia sign a first contract worth

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Brazil’s wind energy have 2.5 GW capacity

The installed wind energy generation capacity at Brazil’s 108 farms reached 2.5 gigawatts (GW) in 2012, up 73% from 2011, according to the annual industry balance released this Monday (15th) by the Brazilian Wind Energy Association (Abeeólica). Wind energy accounted for 2% of the country’s energy mix last year. Out of the total capacity, 1.3 … Continue reading Brazil’s wind energy have 2.5 GW capacity

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Wind energy: Latin America to outgrow North America

The Americas region will add nearly 92 GW of new wind power capacity from 2013 to 2020, but the rate of growth will be dramatically different between North America and Latin America, according to a new report from MAKE Consulting. Despite macroeconomic headwinds in North America, the report says enough demand exists to support and … Continue reading Wind energy: Latin America to outgrow North America

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Wind energy in Brazil: Iberdrola and Neoenerg

These three wind farms are equipped with G90 wind turbines supplied by Gamesa and have been built by IBERDROLA INGENIERÍA. IBERDROLA, global leader in wind power, and the Brazilian holding company Neoenergia, in which the Company holds a 39% stake, have constructed the Mel II, Caetité II and Caetité III wind farms in Brazil, with … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Iberdrola and Neoenerg

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GBT Brasil to Start Making First Brazil Wind Turbines This Year

GBT Brasil SA, a joint venture between Global Blade Technology and Feel Energia SA, said it will start producing its first wind turbines in Brazil by the end of the year. The 900-kilowatt wind power units, including the towers, blades and generation equipment, will be assembled at three factories in the state of Parana, Arthur … Continue reading GBT Brasil to Start Making First Brazil Wind Turbines This Year

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IMPSA Signs US$ 238 M Contract for the Construction of the Chu

The wind farm will be the first to have wind turbines manufactured at IMPSA’s new production centerin Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. IMPSA has signed a new contract with Chuí Holding S.A. –formed by Eletrosul (49%) and the Rio Bravo Fundo de Investimento em Participação (51%)– by which both companies will be building six wind … Continue reading IMPSA Signs US$ 238 M Contract for the Construction of the Chu

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Alstom signs billion dollar wind turbines contract with Brazil

Alstom, France’s transport infrastructure and power generation giant, on Wesdnesday said it signed a preliminary accord with Brazilian energy group Renova Energia to provide hundreds of wind tribunes worth more than one billion euros (1.35 billion U.S. dollars). Under the four-year agreement, Alstom will “operate and maintain in Brazil around 440 onshore wind turbines” that … Continue reading Alstom signs billion dollar wind turbines contract with Brazil

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ALSTOM and Renova Energia Sign a Preliminary Agreement in Brazil for the Supply of Wind Turbines

Alstom Renewable Power (Paris:ALO) announced on 6 February 2013 the signature of a memorandum of understanding with Renova Energia, leader in wind power generation in Brazil, to supply, operate and maintain in Brazil around 440 onshore wind turbines for a total amount exceeding 1 billion. From 2.7 MW to 3 MW each, these turbines will … Continue reading ALSTOM and Renova Energia Sign a Preliminary Agreement in Brazil for the Supply of Wind Turbines

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Promising wind energy outlooks for Brazil, China and the Middle East

The New Year will soon be upon us, and so will the new opportunities for wind power it could hold. With this in mind, Nigel Crowe from PMSS and Lead Session Chair at the EWEA Annual Event from 4-7 February, talks to us about wind power’s emerging markets outside Europe… Where are the three most … Continue reading Promising wind energy outlooks for Brazil, China and the Middle East

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Wind Energy Sells at World’s Lowest Rate in Brazil Auction

Four energy developers agreed to sell power from 10 proposed wind farms in Brazil at the cheapest rates ever. Enerfin Sociedad de Energia SA, Renova Energia SA (RNEW11), EGP- Serra Azul and Bioenergy Geradora de Energia Ltda. won contracts to sell electricity to distributors for an average price of 87.94 reais ($42.16) a megawatt-hour, Brazil’s … Continue reading Wind Energy Sells at World’s Lowest Rate in Brazil Auction

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ENERGIMP’s investment in wind energy in Brazil reaches R$ 3 billion

ENERGIMP, a subsidiary of IMPSA and FI-FGTS, has put UEE Quixaba –its fourteenth wind farm– into commercial operation. Located in the state of Ceará, Quixaba raises to 347 the number of MW in commercial operation in Brazil. In addition to the Quixaba Wind Farm, the Company is on schedule with its plan to bring an … Continue reading ENERGIMP’s investment in wind energy in Brazil reaches R$ 3 billion

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Iberdrola, Neoenergia Start Building 150MW Brazil Wind Farm

Iberdrola SA (IBE), the world’s second- biggest wind power operator, said it started building the 150- megawatt Calango wind energy project in Brazil’s Rio Grande do Norte state with Brazilian group Neoenergia SA. The Calango project is scheduled to start operating at the end of next year. The five 30-megawatt wind farms, along with five … Continue reading Iberdrola, Neoenergia Start Building 150MW Brazil Wind Farm

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Brazil Braxenergy to install two 30 MW photovoltaic solar power plants

Brazilian renewable energy developer Braxenergy filed a request with local energy sector watchdog Aneel for the installation of two 30 MW photovoltaic (PV) solar plants, Juazeiro I and Juazeiro II, and their respective transmission systems. Braxenergy plans to install the ventures in Brazil’s northeastern Bahia state.  Aneel has also received a request for the installation … Continue reading Brazil Braxenergy to install two 30 MW photovoltaic solar power plants

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