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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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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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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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