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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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Brazil’s AES Tiete teams up with Anglo American to build wind farm in Bahia

AES Tiete has agreed with mining company Anglo American to build a wind farm in the northeastern state of Bahia. AES Tiete, which is controlled by U.S. company AES will start building the wind farm in 2021. It will have a capacity of 167.4 megawatts and investment is estimated at 670 million reais ($159.66 million). … Continue reading Brazil’s AES Tiete teams up with Anglo American to build wind farm in Bahia

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Quadran will install 200 MW of wind power in Piauí, in Brazil

Quadran Brasil, a subsidiary of the French renewable energy company Quadran International, plans to build and operate about 200 MW of wind turbines in wind farms in the state of Piauí. During a meeting between representatives of Quadran Brazil and government officials, the company promised to invest around BRL 1 billion (USD 235.8m / EUR … Continue reading Quadran will install 200 MW of wind power in Piauí, in Brazil

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EDPR closes wind power sale agreement in Brazil

EDP Renovables, based in Spain, announced the closing of a contract to sell the wind energy produced in the Catanduba wind farm in Brazil, with a total capacity of 96 megawatts (MW). EDPR explained that it signed a contract of sale valid for a period of 16 years. This contract agrees to sell the wind … Continue reading EDPR closes wind power sale agreement in Brazil

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Budweiser Aquiraz Plant to be 100% Wind energy Powered

Budweiser’s wind power project has an environmental side to be highlighted: with it, 20,000 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) will no longer be emitted each year. By 2022, the entire Ceará Budweiser beer factory, located in Aquiraz, in the Fortaleza Metropolitan Region, will be 100% powered by wind power. To this end, Ambev will invest … Continue reading Budweiser Aquiraz Plant to be 100% Wind energy Powered

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Wind energy Vestas opens factory with 624 wind turbines already ordered in Ceará

With an investment of R $ 100 million, Vestas inaugurated new unit in Aquiraz to produce the largest wind turbines of the wind power company, the V150-4.2MW. Sales volume is already the largest in the history of the segment in the country Danish Vestas, the world’s largest wind energy manufacturer, delivered yesterday its new plant … Continue reading Wind energy Vestas opens factory with 624 wind turbines already ordered in Ceará

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Governments of Nine Brazilian States Will Meet During WWEC2019 for Expansion of Renewable Sources

Brazil will have, within ten years, the largest 100% renewable region of the world. With 53 million inhabitants, the Northeast region already concentrates 90% of all wind generation of the country and also shows exponential growth in solar energy. The next steps to make the region a great global symbol of renewable energy production will … Continue reading Governments of Nine Brazilian States Will Meet During WWEC2019 for Expansion of Renewable Sources

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Ambev to invest $145 mln in wind energy to power Budweiser in Brazil

Ambev has signed a deal with a private equity group to build a wind farm that will supply renewable energy to all of its beverage plants in Northeastern Brazil, as well as to its five Budweiser breweries across the country. Under the terms of the agreement, Ambev is expected to pay around 600 million reais … Continue reading Ambev to invest $145 mln in wind energy to power Budweiser in Brazil

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Nordex manufactures its 1000th concrete tower for its own wind turbines

20 per cent of the total cost of wind turbines are accounted for by the tower and the related logistics costs for transport to the wind farm. For the Nordex Group, keeping these costs low is a further lever for reducing project costs for their customers. This is a major advantage, particularly in those markets … Continue reading Nordex manufactures its 1000th concrete tower for its own wind turbines

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Elecnor places 73 million euros for its wind power in Brazil

Elecnor, through its wind power development and exploitation subsidiary Enerfin, has successfully closed a bond issue to boost its wind farms in Brazil.Thus, it has issued obligations without recourse to the shareholder in the Brazilian Stock Exchange for 325 million Brazilian reais (73 million euros) for the wind farms of Ventos do Sul (150 MW), … Continue reading Elecnor places 73 million euros for its wind power in Brazil

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Highlight potential of offshore wind power in emerging countries

Eight major emerging markets have a technical potential for offshore wind energy that triples the installed electricity generation capacity of the European Union, said a World Bank (WB) study. Brazil, India, Morocco, the Philippines, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Turkey and Vietnam have, for this form of generation, with potentialities of 3.1 terawatts (TW): more than … Continue reading Highlight potential of offshore wind power in emerging countries

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Brazil hosts for the first time one of the world’s leading wind energy events

fter gathering more than 10’000 people from 15 different countries and all five continents, the World Wind Energy Conference (WWEC) arrives in Brazil. The event will take place from 25-27 November 2019 in the city of Rio de Janeiro. In its 18th edition, the conference will feature more than 80 hours of programming aimed at … Continue reading Brazil hosts for the first time one of the world’s leading wind energy events

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