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Wind energy in Peru: first wind farm in Cajamarca

Peru continues to aim for renewable energies. Thus, through a ministerial resolution published on Monday, the Ministry of Energy and Mines reported that the investment contract for the development of the first wind farm in Cajamarca will be signed with the Peruvian company Taruca SAC, which operates as a subsidiary of the European Grenergy Renovables. … Continue reading Wind energy in Peru: first wind farm in Cajamarca

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Enel opens in Peru its largest wind farm with 132 MW

Italy’s ambassador to Peru, Mauro Marsili and the Country Manager for Enel Peru, Jose Revuelta attended the Wayra I Park inauguration, where Revuelta articulated that the venture will effectively contribute to diversify the country’s energy matrix and make energy supply more reliable. Peru’s Ministry of Energy and Mines (MINEM) confirmed that the country’s largest wind … Continue reading Enel opens in Peru its largest wind farm with 132 MW

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Enel Starts Construction of Peru’s Largest Wind Farm

Enel, through its subsidiary Enel Green Power Peru (“EGPP”), has started construction of Wayra I1, its first wind farm in Peru, located in the district of Marcona, Ica region.Wayra I[1], which is the first wind farm built by Enel in Peru, will have a capacity of 132 MW and will be able to generate around … Continue reading Enel Starts Construction of Peru’s Largest Wind Farm

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Peru utilizes only 1% of wind energy potential

In 2014, Peru’s Ministry of Energy and Mines announced that by 2024, hydroelectric, wind and solar, among other renewables, will meet 66% of Peru’s energy needs. Today they informed that Peru has a wind energy potential of about 22,450 megawatts (MW), but only 1% of that (239 MW) has been taken advantage of in plants. … Continue reading Peru utilizes only 1% of wind energy potential

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Enel Green Power has been awarded 326 MW in Peru

Enel Green Power (“EGP”), acting through its subsidiary Enel Green Power Peru, has been awarded the right to sign 20-year energy supply contracts for 126 MW wind power, 180 MW1 solar PV and 20 MW of hydro capacity following the renewable tender launched by the Peruvian government through the energy regulator OSINERGMIN. With 326 MW … Continue reading Enel Green Power has been awarded 326 MW in Peru

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Wind energy in Peru: Wind farm plants to be built in Northern Peru

The Energy and Mines Ministry granted a temporary concession to the enterprise Countourglobal Peru, which will conduct feasibility studies for Piura region-based Almirante Grau and Cupisnique II wind farms. The Energy and Mines Ministry indicated the future Almirante Grau wind farm’s capacity will be nearly 76 MW and based in the La Brea and Pariñas … Continue reading Wind energy in Peru: Wind farm plants to be built in Northern Peru

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SunEdison strikes renewable energy portfolio

SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the world’s largest renewable energy development company, today announced the signature of definitive agreements to acquire five portfolios of renewable energy projects and two corporate platforms, LAP Holding, BV in Latin America and two subsidiaries of Honiton Energy Holding, Ltd., in China, as well as the closing of equity investments and … Continue reading SunEdison strikes renewable energy portfolio

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Wind energy in Peru: Enel Green Power wind farm with 18 wind turbines

Enel Green Power announced its intention to build a wind farm in the province of Huaura (Region Lima), which called Pampa Wind Farm Salinas, whose construction investment is estimated at US $ 75 million.   The wind farm aims to increase the supply of electricity generation through the sustainable use of a source of non-conventional … Continue reading Wind energy in Peru: Enel Green Power wind farm with 18 wind turbines

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Wind energy in Peru: There is US $ 2,000 million to invest in wind power projects

There are US $ 2,000 million ready to be invested in projects of wind power generation in Peru by companies such Invenergy of Chicago (USA) and Enel Green Power of Italy, revealed Alfredo Novoa, president of the Peruvian Association of Energy Renewables in an interview with RPP.   Also, there are companies from Brazil and … Continue reading Wind energy in Peru: There is US $ 2,000 million to invest in wind power projects

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Wind energy: Peru’s first wind farm with 11 wind turbines

The Spanish company Cobra is taking advantage of the breezes as it harvests energy at Peru’s first wind farm. “Renewable energy is not only good for environmental reasons, it’s not only good because of climate change. Renewable energy is absolutely good because of the co-benefits, and when we’re talking about energy security, we’re not only … Continue reading Wind energy: Peru’s first wind farm with 11 wind turbines

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Wind power in Peru: Humala inaugurates wind farm

President Ollanta Humala inaugurated the completion of a US$71 million wind farm project in Talara, located in Peru’s northern Piura region. The 17 large wind turbines, each able to produce 1.8 megawatts of energy, will provide the Northern Peru electricity grid with power over the next 20 years.  The grid supplies power to Tumbes, Piura, Lambayeque, La Libertad, … Continue reading Wind power in Peru: Humala inaugurates wind farm

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Peru to Unveil Plans for Renewable Power Auction During UN Talks

The auction will be held in the first half of next year and will allow bids for solar energy, wind power, biomass and geothermal energy projects, said Pedro Gamio, energy coordinator for the United Nations-organized climate talks. “Peru’s main objective is to diversify its energy mix, which means to use cleaner and more economic sources,” … Continue reading Peru to Unveil Plans for Renewable Power Auction During UN Talks

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Peru Seeks to Cut Dependency on Gas by Adding Renewables

Hydroelectric power, wind energy and other renewable sources can provide most of Peru’s power in the future as the country seeks to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels. Renewable energy can account for 60 percent of Peru’s energy mix, up from about 50 percent, with natural gas and oil supplying the rest, Energy and Mines … Continue reading Peru Seeks to Cut Dependency on Gas by Adding Renewables

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Peru aims to cover rural electrical gap with solar photovoltaic panels by 2020

Peru plans to nearly close its gap in electrical coverage in rural regions by the end of the decade with a recently-awarded $28.5 million solar-energy contract, the government said on Wednesday. Ergon Peru S.A.C., which beat one other bidder on the contract awarded on Friday, will install 500,000 solar panels across Peru and guarantee their … Continue reading Peru aims to cover rural electrical gap with solar photovoltaic panels by 2020

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IDB approves loans to support wind energy projects in Peru

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved Friday loans of $23.2 million and $44.1 million to the Marcona and Tres Hermanas wind farm projects in the Nazca province, Peru’s southern region of Ica. The loans will provide long-term financing for two of the first commercial-scale wind power projects in Peru, leading to the displacement of an … Continue reading IDB approves loans to support wind energy projects in Peru

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ContourGlobal inaugurates Peru’s largest wind farm with Vestas’ wind turbines

ContourGlobal, through its subsidiary Energia Eolica S.A., announced today that it had inaugurated its Cupisnique and Talara Wind Farms, becoming the largest wind farm owner and operator in Peru.   With a combined investment of nearly US $250 million, the Cupisnique and the Talara Wind Farms are the first operational projects in the northern region … Continue reading ContourGlobal inaugurates Peru’s largest wind farm with Vestas’ wind turbines

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GE Connects Colombia, Chile and Peru Electricity Grids

Interconexión Eléctrica S.A. E.S.P. (ISA), one of South America’s largest utility companies has agreed to work with GE’s Digital Energy business (NYSE: GE) to deliver power to some of the most isolated regions in Colombia, Chile and Peru. ISA will enhance its power transmission capabilities in Colombia by replacing aging equipment and install new high … Continue reading GE Connects Colombia, Chile and Peru Electricity Grids

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Siemens secures Export-Import Bank financing for wind turbines

The Export-Import Bank of the United States announced Monday it has authorized a pair of direct loans to two wind power projects in Peru using wind turbines manufactured by Siemens Energy Inc. in Hutchinson and Fort Madison, Iowa. The nearly $65 million in financing represents Ex-Im Bank’s first renewable-energy transactions in Peru and will support … Continue reading Siemens secures Export-Import Bank financing for wind turbines

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Peru is focusing on solar power, wind energy, biomass and geothermal energy

The Latin American country is focusing on solar, wind, biomass and geothermal power to help its economy grow further while also providing energy to the 3.5 million people who still lack access to electricity.   Enel Green Power’s growth in Brazil and Chile is well known, but the whole of Latin America is beginning to … Continue reading Peru is focusing on solar power, wind energy, biomass and geothermal energy

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