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Wind energy in Brazil: wind farm in the northeastern state of Pernambuco

PEC Energia, one of Brazil’s foremost renewable energy developers, is nearing completion of a $435 million, 150 MW wind park in the northeastern state of Pernambuco, and, during the project development stages, relied on Vaisala’s Triton remote sensing system for crucial wind measurement data.   The Triton Wind Profiler is manufactured by Vaisala, a global … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: wind farm in the northeastern state of Pernambuco

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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 power in Brazil: GE 156 wind turbines for wind farm

General Electric agreed to supply 156 wind turbines to the Brazilian renewable-energy developer Casa dos Ventos Energias Renovaveis SA., its largest deal to date in Latin America’s burgeoning renewable energy market.   Casa dos Ventos, the region’s biggest developer, will use the equipment for a 360-megawatt wind farm in Brazil’s northeastern states of Piaui and … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil: GE 156 wind turbines for wind farm

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Enel Green Power will build two solar photovoltaic power plants in Brazil

Enel Green Power (EGP) has begun construction on two new photovoltaic plants in the municipality of Tacaratu, Pernambuco State, in northeast Brazil. EGP already owns and operates in the same area the 80 MW “Fontes dos Ventos” wind farm and both solar plants, once completed, will be combined with it. With a total installed capacity … Continue reading Enel Green Power will build two solar photovoltaic power plants in Brazil

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Brazil’s development bank okays USD 2.5bn in wind energy loans in 2014

In December BNDES approved BRL 1.7 billion in loans for 590.4 MW of wind power projects. These include 181.9 MW wind farm in Pernambuco state, 59.4 MW in Rio Grande do Norte and 144 MW in Rio Grande do Sul. Among the supported schemes are also seven wind farms of 205.1 MW in total in … Continue reading Brazil’s development bank okays USD 2.5bn in wind energy loans in 2014

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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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Wind energy in Brazil: Enel Green Power wind farm connected with 34 wind turbines in Pernambuco

Enel Green Power has completed and connected to the grid “Fontes dos Ventos”, its first wind farm in the state of Pernambuco in the north-east of Brazil.   The wind farm is owned by Parque Eolico Fontes dos Ventos Ltda, a subsidiary of Enel Brasil Participações Ltda. It consists of 34 turbines, for a total … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Enel Green Power wind farm connected with 34 wind turbines in Pernambuco

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Wind energy in Brazil: Enel Green Power wind farm projects financed in Bahia, Pernambuco and Rio Grande do Norte

Enel Green Power SpA (“Enel Green Power”), acting through its Brazilian subsidiary Enel Brasil Participações Ltda. (“Enel Brazil”), the controlling holding company of Brazilian subsidiaries of the Enel Green Power Group, and Itaú Unibanco S.A. (“Itaú”), a Brazilian bank, signed a 10-year term loan agreement for over 260 million Brazilian Reais (approximately 100 million US … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Enel Green Power wind farm projects financed in Bahia, Pernambuco and Rio Grande do Norte

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Loan will support the construction of over 300 MW from wind power in Brazil

Enel Green Power SpA (“Enel Green Power”), acting through its Brazilian subsidiary Enel Brasil Participações Ltda. (“Enel Brazil”), the controlling holding company of Brazilian subsidiaries of the Enel Green Power Group, and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, signed a $200 million loan agreement. The loan will support the construction of over 300 … Continue reading Loan will support the construction of over 300 MW from wind power in Brazil

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