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Annual Installations of Wind Power Capacity in Latin America Will Double by 2022

Although wind plant construction across Latin America is modest compared to more established markets, such as South and East Asia, North America, and Europe, the region’s wind power industry is taking off at a rapid pace. Latin America has become the hottest growth market for the wind energy industry at a time when growth rates … Continue reading Annual Installations of Wind Power Capacity in Latin America Will Double by 2022

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Alstom inaugurates its first wind tower factory in Latin America

Installed in Canoas in Rio Grande do Sul State, South part of Brazil, the site will have the capacity to produce 120 steel towers per year, enough to supply approximately 350 MW of electricity. This factory will supply the southern region of Latin America, a market currently experiencing strong growth. The ceremony was attended by … Continue reading Alstom inaugurates its first wind tower factory in Latin America

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Integrating the Latin American Electricity Grid

In the coming years, Latin American countries will have to make major investments in electricity generation and grid infrastructure in order to meet growing energy demand and provide universal energy access. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, power generation in Latin America and the Caribbean will have to double by 2030, requiring an investment … Continue reading Integrating the Latin American Electricity Grid

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Alstom inaugurates its first wind tower factory in Latin America

Installed in Canoas in Rio Grande do Sul State, South part of Brazil, the site will have the capacity to produce 120 steel towers per year, enough to supply approximately 350 MW of electricity. This factory will supply the southern region of Latin America, a market currently experiencing strong growth. The ceremony was attended by … Continue reading Alstom inaugurates its first wind tower factory in Latin America

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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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Vestas: Wind energy industry offers growth potential for Latin America

Wind power has tremendous potential for growth in Latin America, where demand for renewable energy is high in Central America and the Caribbean, while Mexico has a favorable political environment for the industry, the Mexico manager for Danish wind power company Vestas, Adrian Katzew, told Efe. “We have potential in the market, with many attractive … Continue reading Vestas: Wind energy industry offers growth potential for Latin America

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Nordex delivering first N117/2400 wind turbines in Latin America to Akuo Energy in Uruguay

Completion of 50 MW wind farm targeted for 4th quarter 2013. Nordex USA, Inc. and Akuo Energy announced plans for construction of a new wind farm in the Florida district of southern Uruguay, about 100 km (65 miles) from the capital city of Montevideo. The wind energy project will feature 21 Nordex N117/2400 2.4 MW … Continue reading Nordex delivering first N117/2400 wind turbines in Latin America to Akuo Energy in Uruguay

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