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Wind energy in Brazil: Piauí has largest wind farm under construction in South America

The wind farm will have the capacity to generate 3.3 TWh per year and will prevent the emission of over 1.6 million tons of CO2 into the atmosphere. Piauí is among the largest clean energy producers in Brazil, ranking fifth among the largest wind energy producers in the country. Just as the state produces energy, … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Piauí has largest wind farm under construction in South America

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Neoenergía (Iberdrola) wins contract for two new wind power plants in Brazil

Neoenergía, a subsidiary of Iberdrola, was awarded contracts to sell 30% of the wind energy it will produce in two new wind turbines farms in northeastern Brazil. The contracts were awarded to Fuerza Eólica del Brasil S.A. (FEB) – a company controlled by Neoenergía – that sold 30% of the energy of the wind farms, … Continue reading Neoenergía (Iberdrola) wins contract for two new wind power plants in Brazil

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Wind energy in Brazil: Enel Green Power starts construction of South America’s largest wind farm

The Lagoa dos Ventos wind energy facility is comprised of 230 wind turbines and, once fully up and running, will be able to generate over 3.3 TWh per year while avoiding the emission of over 1.6 million tons of CO2 into the atmosphere. The 716 MW Lagoa dos Ventos wind power facility, located in Piauí, … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Enel Green Power starts construction of South America’s largest wind farm

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Wind energy in Brazil: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm in Piaui

The Nordex Group has now secured a major contract for the delivery of 65 AW125/3000 wind turbines. The “Lagoa do Barro” project is composed of eight individual wind farms that will be installed in the state of Piaui in north-eastern Brazil. The wind power systems are to be delivered and installed from mid-2017.   The … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm in Piaui

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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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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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Hill International to Manage the Construction of Seven Wind Energy Farms in Brazil

Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that its Brazilian subsidiary Engineering S.A. has received a contract from Contour Global to provide project management services during construction of seven wind farms located in Chapada do Araripe, Piauí, Brazil. The 18-month contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately R$4.9 million … Continue reading Hill International to Manage the Construction of Seven Wind Energy Farms in Brazil

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Omega Selects GE’s New 2.2-107 Brilliant Wind Turbines for 70-Megawatt Wind Farm in Brazil

GE (NYSE: GE) today introduced the latest in its line of brilliant wind turbines with the 2.2-107 and announced an order of 32 turbines from Omega Energia in the Piaui region of Brazil. This is the first order for GE’s 2.2-107 wind turbine, which was selected by Omega Energia in the A-5 Brazil energy auction … Continue reading Omega Selects GE’s New 2.2-107 Brilliant Wind Turbines for 70-Megawatt Wind Farm in Brazil

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Gamesa consolidates its presence in Brazil with a contract to supply 210 MW of wind turbines to Casa dos Ventos

The company will install 105 2.0 MW wind turbines in the Chapada wind farm in the state of Piauí. To date, Gamesa has signed contracts for the supply of over 1,000 MW of its wind turbines in Brazil. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, continues to consolidate its presence in Brazil, where it … Continue reading Gamesa consolidates its presence in Brazil with a contract to supply 210 MW of wind turbines to Casa dos Ventos

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