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Americas install 11.9 GW wind energy capacity in 2018 – increase by 12%

The latest data released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) shows North, Central and South America has installed 11.9 GW capacity of wind power in 2018, an increase of 12% on last year. In North America (Canada and USA) new capacity additions grew by 10.8% compared to 2017. In Latin America new capacity additions … Continue reading Americas install 11.9 GW wind energy capacity in 2018 – increase by 12%

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Wind energy Brazil: Siemens Gamesa wind turbines for a Voltalia wind farm

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) recently signed its third contract with Voltalia in Brazil to supply the wind power project Ventos da Serra do Mel 2 (VSM 2). The scope of the contract with Voltalia, recognized international player in renewable energy with a presence in 18 countries, includes the supply of 36 units wind turbines … Continue reading Wind energy Brazil: Siemens Gamesa wind turbines for a Voltalia wind farm

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China Nuclear Power Group (CGN) has acquired three solar and wind power plants in Brazil

China Nuclear Power Group (CGN) has acquired three solar and wind power plants in Brazil from Italian power generation group Enel and in so doing steps up China’s considerable footprint in Brazil’s energy provision. The deal was signed on 16 January between Enel subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participacoes (EGP Brazil), and CGN Energy International … Continue reading China Nuclear Power Group (CGN) has acquired three solar and wind power plants in Brazil

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Enel sells 540 MW of renewable capacity in Brazil

Agreement signed with Chinese company CGNEI to sell 100% of solar plants Nova Olinda (292 MW) and Lapa (158 MW) as well as the 90 MW Cristalândia wind farm. Enel S.p.A. (“Enel“), acting through its renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações Ltda (“EGP Brazil“), signed agreements with Chinese company CGN Energy International Holdings Co. … Continue reading Enel sells 540 MW of renewable capacity in Brazil

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19 Goldwind wind turbines in Morgado wind energy plant in Brazil

All 19 wind turbines in Morgado wind farm owned by Energimp in the state of Ceará of Brazil reached full power generation, after 4 years of problematic operation since it started to experience technical failures.   After the “SRR” – Supply of generator, Repair and Retrofit contract signed in April this year, Goldwind changed 15 … Continue reading 19 Goldwind wind turbines in Morgado wind energy plant in Brazil

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Casa dos Ventos places wind farm order for 151 MW of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in Brazil

To offer its customers the most efficient and competitive wind energy solutions and to underline its commitment to the expansion of Brazil’s wind power market, Vestas earlier this year announced it will produce its leading onshore wind turbine, the V150-4.2 MW, in Brazil. Highlighting the V150-4.2 MW turbine’s strong fit with Brazil’s wind conditions, Vestas … Continue reading Casa dos Ventos places wind farm order for 151 MW of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in Brazil

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Casa dos Ventos places wind power order for 151 MW of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in Brazil

To offer its customers the most efficient and competitive wind energy solutions and to underline its commitment to the expansion of Brazil’s wind farm market, Vestas earlier this year announced it will produce its leading onshore wind turbine, the V150-4.2 MW, in Brazil. Highlighting the V150-4.2 MW turbine’s strong fit with Brazil’s wind conditions, Vestas … Continue reading Casa dos Ventos places wind power order for 151 MW of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in Brazil

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EDF Renewables enters in Brazil into its first corporate agreement with Braskem to supply wind energy

EDF Renewables in Brazil has announced that it has entered into a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Braskem, one of the world’s leading producers of thermoplastic resin. The energy will be generated by a new 33 MW wind power project of EDF Renewables. The construction of the wind farm is to be started in 2019. … Continue reading EDF Renewables enters in Brazil into its first corporate agreement with Braskem to supply wind energy

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Engie’s to finance Brazil wind energy with forward sales

Engie SA is in negotiations to set up contracts forward-selling wind power that would allow it to build wind farms with 300 megawatts of capacity, its chief financial officer said on Friday. Engie Brasil Energia is negotiating the contracts on the so-called free market that would allow it to build new wind farms without going … Continue reading Engie’s to finance Brazil wind energy with forward sales

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Vestas to produce the V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in the state of Ceará in Brazil

Vestas has signed a framework agreement with the intention to produce V150-4.2 MW nacelles in the Brazilian state of Ceará. The framework agreement was signed by the Governor of Ceará, Camilo Sobreira de Santana, and Rogério S. Zampronha, General Manager for Vestas Brazil and Latin America South, at a signing ceremony Monday. With this agreement, … Continue reading Vestas to produce the V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in the state of Ceará in Brazil

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Paraíba, the largest wind power complex in Latin America

Iberdrola, through the Brazilian subsidiary of Neoenergia, will build the largest renewable energy project in Latin America in the northeast of Brazil: the Paraíba wind complex, with 565.5 megawatts (MW) of total installed power. The complex of Paraíba, will be the largest land-based wind farm in Latin America once it enters into operation in 2022/2023. … Continue reading Paraíba, the largest wind power complex in Latin America

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Vestas, the largest wind energy company in the world, will have a new wind turbine factory in Aquiraz, Ceará, Brazil

The Government of Ceará and the Danish multinational Vestas Wind Systems, the world’s largest wind turbine manufacturer (generated by the force of the winds), signed an agreement for the construction of a 4.2 MW wind turbine factory in the municipality of Aquiraz, where the European company has already for two years an industrial unit that … Continue reading Vestas, the largest wind energy company in the world, will have a new wind turbine factory in Aquiraz, Ceará, Brazil

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Petrobras, Equinor to jointly pursue offshore wind power projects in Brazil

Petrobras has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) with the Norwegian company Equinor ASA – Equinor (formerly Statoil) to evaluate a joint business development in the offshore wind energy industry in Brazil. Within the scope of the strategic partnership between the two companies, Petrobras and Equinor have been researching other potential areas for cooperation, including … Continue reading Petrobras, Equinor to jointly pursue offshore wind power projects in Brazil

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Vestas to introduce the wind turbines V150-4.2 MW in South America with 101 MW wind energy order in Brazil

Vestas has received a 101 MW wind power order to supply and install 24 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for a wind farm in Serra do Mel, State of Rio Grande do Norte. The order was placed by Echoenergia, a Brazilian energy company mostly controlled by Actis, a global investor specialising in private equity, energy and … Continue reading Vestas to introduce the wind turbines V150-4.2 MW in South America with 101 MW wind energy order in Brazil

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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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