Tag Archives: Río Grande do Norte

Vestas receives 76 MW wind turbines order for the final phase of the Serra do Mel wind farm in Brazil

Brazilian energy company Echoenergia has placed a 76 MW wind power order for the third and final phase of the Serra do Mel wind farm, which first phase included Vestas’ first V150-42 MW wind turbines in Brazil. The wind farm will be located in the State of Rio Grande do Norte and, once completed, will … Continue reading Vestas receives 76 MW wind turbines order for the final phase of the Serra do Mel wind farm in Brazil

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Casa dos Ventos places 445 MW wind energy order of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for Vestas in Brazil

Casa dos Ventos, one of the pioneers and largest investors in the development of wind power projects in Brazil, has placed a 445 MW wind farm order for the supply and installation of 106 Vestas V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for the Rio do Vento wind farm in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. … Continue reading Casa dos Ventos places 445 MW wind energy order of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for Vestas in Brazil

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Wind energy Brazil: Siemens Gamesa wind turbines for a Voltalia wind farm

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) recently signed its third contract with Voltalia in Brazil to supply the wind power project Ventos da Serra do Mel 2 (VSM 2). The scope of the contract with Voltalia, recognized international player in renewable energy with a presence in 18 countries, includes the supply of 36 units wind turbines … Continue reading Wind energy Brazil: Siemens Gamesa wind turbines for a Voltalia wind farm

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Vestas to introduce the wind turbines V150-4.2 MW in South America with 101 MW wind energy order in Brazil

Vestas has received a 101 MW wind power order to supply and install 24 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for a wind farm in Serra do Mel, State of Rio Grande do Norte. The order was placed by Echoenergia, a Brazilian energy company mostly controlled by Actis, a global investor specialising in private equity, energy and … Continue reading Vestas to introduce the wind turbines V150-4.2 MW in South America with 101 MW wind energy order in Brazil

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Suzlon Commissions 35 MW Wind Power in Brazil

Suzlon Group has successfully completed installing and commissioning of over 350 MW wind energy in Brazil over a period of 16 months ending November 2014 with bulk of 309 MW being added in Calendar Year 2014. This combined capacity includes projects located in the high wind states of Rio Grande do Norte & Ceara in … Continue reading Suzlon Commissions 35 MW Wind Power in Brazil

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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 energy in Brazil: BNDES disburses US$ 280 mn for wind power

The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) is providing financing for wind farm projects in the states of Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte and Rio Grande do Sul, with 480 MW of capacity.     Three wind power projects will receive a combined R$ 1.07 billion (US$ 279.5 million) from the Brazilian Development (BNDES, in the Portuguese … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: BNDES disburses US$ 280 mn for wind power

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Wind energy in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for a 106 MW wind power plant of Gestamp Wind

Vestas will install 53 units of its V110-2.0 MW turbine at five wind farms located in Rio Grande do Norte: Cabeço Preto III, V and VI and Macambira I and II.   Vestas has received a firm and unconditional 106 MW order for 53 V110-2.0 MW wind turbines for five wind farms located in the … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for a 106 MW wind power plant of Gestamp Wind

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Wind power in Brazil: Gamesa will install 42 G114-2.0 MW wind turbines at three wind farms located in Rio Grande do Norte

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has secured a new order from Força Eólica do Brasil (FEB), a consortium made up of Iberdrola and Neoenergia, for the supply of 42 of its G114-2.0 MW turbines (84 MW) at three wind farms located in Rio Grande do Norte, in north-eastern Brazil. Gamesa will supply, … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil: Gamesa will install 42 G114-2.0 MW wind turbines at three wind farms located in Rio Grande do Norte

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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 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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Gamesa signs new wind power contract for the supply of 110 of its G114-2.0 MW wind turbines in Brazil

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has signed its first contract1 with CPFL Renováveis, a subsidiary of CPFL Energia, one of Brazil’s leading electric utilities, for the supply of 110 of its G114-2.0 MW wind turbines (220 MW) at nine wind farms located in Rio Grande do Norte, in north-eastern Brazil. The turbines … Continue reading Gamesa signs new wind power contract for the supply of 110 of its G114-2.0 MW wind turbines in Brazil

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Voltalia Starts Output From First Brazilian Wind Power Project

Voltalia SA, a French clean-energy producer, started operating its first wind power complex in Brazil.   The first 3 megawatts of power from the Areia Branca project in the northeastern state of Rio Grande do Norte are online, the Neuilly-Sur-Seine-based company said. Voltalia said it expects to reach 90 megawatts of output by year end. … Continue reading Voltalia Starts Output From First Brazilian Wind Power Project

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CPFL Renovaveis gets four Brazil wind energy plants

The four wind farms have 78.2 megawatts of capacity and comprise the Macacos Complex in the northeastern state of Rio Grande do Norte. CPFL Energias Renovaveis SA (CPRE3), Brazil’s biggest renewable-energy producer, received permission to operate four wind farms from the country’s power regulator. The Pedra Preta, Costa Branca, Juremas and Macacos wind farms were … Continue reading CPFL Renovaveis gets four Brazil wind energy plants

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Iberdrola, Neoenergia to build wind power plants in Brazil

Iberdrola and Neoenergia won the rights to these wind farm projects in an auction organized by Brazil’s utility regulator, Aneel. Iberdrola and Brazil’s Neoenergia will partner to build three wind farms in Brazil with a total installed capacity of 84 MW. The companies’ joint venture, known as Força Eolica do Brasil, will build the three … Continue reading Iberdrola, Neoenergia to build wind power plants in Brazil

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Acciona Windpower creates 400 jobs in a concrete tower production plan for wind turbines in Brazil

Río Grande do Norte State Governor Rosalba Ciarlini visited the facility, which will supply more than one hundred 120-meter-high towers for wind power farms developed by Voltalia.   ACCIONA Windpower has created 400 jobs in its concrete tower production plant for wind turbines located in Areia Branca (Brasil), as confirmed in the visit to the … Continue reading Acciona Windpower creates 400 jobs in a concrete tower production plan for wind turbines in Brazil

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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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