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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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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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Ceará has potential of 80 GW of wind energy

Ceará can become a giant in wind power generation if it can realize its full potential. This is indicated by preliminary data from an unprecedented study by Vestas, a Danish company considered one of the largest in the world in the production of wind turbines. Denmark’s Vestas has released preliminary data on an unprecedented study … Continue reading Ceará has potential of 80 GW of wind energy

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Suzlon Commissions 35 MW Wind Power in Brazil

Suzlon Group has successfully completed installing and commissioning of over 350 MW wind energy in Brazil over a period of 16 months ending November 2014 with bulk of 309 MW being added in Calendar Year 2014. This combined capacity includes projects located in the high wind states of Rio Grande do Norte & Ceara in … Continue reading Suzlon Commissions 35 MW Wind Power in Brazil

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Wind power in Brazil: Ceara gives prelim licence to 972 MW wind farm

Semace gave a preliminary licence to a 972.4 MW wind power project. The licence proves that the execution of the scheme is environmentally feasible which in turn enables the project to take part in Brazil’s energy auctions.   The Complexo Eolico Ibiapaba Sul, as it is named, will consist of 442 pieces of 2.2-MW wind turbines … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil: Ceara gives prelim licence to 972 MW wind farm

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The wind energy should create 15,000 jobs in Ceara, Brazil, 2019

Ceara announced that is working to reduce by three months the waiting period for the environmental licensing of wind power projects. Wind farms in the the Brazilian state of Ceara enjoy the world’s highest capacity factor at 43.4% on average. Brazil’s average capacity factor for wind energy stands at 35.2% while globally the figure goes … Continue reading The wind energy should create 15,000 jobs in Ceara, Brazil, 2019

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Wind power in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for six wind farms

Vestas will supply 86 units of V110-2.0 MW turbines for projects totalling 172 MW located in the state of Bahía in northeastern Brazil. The contracts comprise supply and installation of the wind turbines in compliance with the local content requirements set by the BNDES. Turbine delivery is planned for the second quarter of 2017, whilst … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for six wind farms

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Wind power in Brazil: Vestas inaugurates factory in Ceará

As part of its local production strategy, Vestas has inaugurated its hub and nacelle factory in Aquiraz, Brazil, at a ceremony attended by the Governor of Ceará, Camilo Santana, and key stakeholders from the Brazilian wind energy sector. The new factory is part of Vestas’ plans to meet the increasing production demands in Brazil and … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil: Vestas inaugurates factory in Ceará

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Casa dos Ventos sells Brazilian wind power projects

Casa dos Ventos announced earlier this week the sale of two wind parks in Brazil’s northeast region to London-based investment company Cubico Sustainable Investment.   The BRL 2 billion deal ($494 million), the largest-ever wind-project sales transaction in Brazil, includes 392 megawatts (MW) of onshore wind capacity in Pernambuco and Piauí states. Casa dos Ventos’ … Continue reading Casa dos Ventos sells Brazilian wind power projects

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Wind energy in Brazil: Wind power generates 30% of energy in the Northeast

In the last month, wind turbines were responsible for 30.6 percent of all of the energy produced in the region –the greatest contribution registered to date by the ONS (National Electric System Operator).   Driven by a reduction in costs and the prolonged drought, the amount of wind power generated in the Northeast reached its … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Wind power generates 30% of energy in the Northeast

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Wind energy in Brazil: BNDES disburses US$ 280 mn for wind power

The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) is providing financing for wind farm projects in the states of Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte and Rio Grande do Sul, with 480 MW of capacity.     Three wind power projects will receive a combined R$ 1.07 billion (US$ 279.5 million) from the Brazilian Development (BNDES, in the Portuguese … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: BNDES disburses US$ 280 mn for wind power

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Wind energy in Brasil: GE to supply 346 megawatts of wind turbines

General Electric agreed to supply 346 megawatts of wind turbines worth as much as 1.3 billion reais ($491 million) to the Brazilian renewable-energy developer Casa dos Ventos.     Casa dos Ventos will use 216 megawatts of equipment at the Sao Clemente wind farm in Pernambuco state and another 130 megawatts for the Tiangua project … Continue reading Wind energy in Brasil: GE to supply 346 megawatts of wind turbines

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Eolica Faisa Approved to Start 27 MW Wind Power Plant in Brazil

Eolica Faisa V Geracao & Comercializacao de Energia SA, a Brazilian energy provider, received approval to start a wind farm with 27.3 megawatts of capacity in the country’s northeast.   Brazil’s electricity regulator, known as Aneel, authorized the start of the Faisa V wind farm in the state of Ceara, according to the government’s official … Continue reading Eolica Faisa Approved to Start 27 MW Wind Power Plant in Brazil

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Alstom wind power to supply 36 units of ECO 122 wind turbines for Trairí II wind farm in Brazil

Alstom signed a contract worth around 120 million euros[1] with Tractebel Energia Brasil, the largest private power generator in Brazil, to supply 36 units of ECO 122 wind turbines to Trairí II project, a wind farm located in Ceará State, Northeast of Brazil. The commissioning of Trairí project is scheduled for mid-2016 and will generate … Continue reading Alstom wind power to supply 36 units of ECO 122 wind turbines for Trairí II wind farm in Brazil

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Alstom will supply 19 ECO 122 wind turbines for CPFL Renováveis wind farm in Brazil

Alstom has signed a contract with CPFL Renováveis1 , to deliver, erect and commission 19 ECO 122 wind turbines in the wind complex Pedra Cheirosa, located in Ceará State, in the northeast of Brazil. The contract was signed in the framework of the last A-5 auction2  system in Brazil, which is related to projects that … Continue reading Alstom will supply 19 ECO 122 wind turbines for CPFL Renováveis wind farm in Brazil

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