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Uruguay, the Quiet Green Revolution

Due to its lack of important fossil fuel fields, this Latin American country has been ‘forced’ to choose green sources, which account for 60% of its domestic electricity generation, so this has become one of the most interesting country in the continent, with Enel Green Power also building its first wind farm at Melowind, in … Continue reading Uruguay, the Quiet Green Revolution

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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 power in Uruguay: Gamesa wind turbines for wind farm Maldonado II

Gamesa lands a contract to supply 50 MW of wind energy in Uruguay and maintain the wind turbines for five years. The company will install 25 of its G114-2.0 MW wind turbines at the Maldonado II wind farm, located in south-eastern Uruguay. Gamesa has signed a new contract with the Spanish developer Smartener for the … Continue reading Wind power in Uruguay: Gamesa wind turbines for wind farm Maldonado II

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Wind energy in Uruguay: Construction begins on US$117.5 million Kiyú wind farm with Vestas wind turbines

Construction has begun on the US$117.5 million Kiyú wind farm, located in the San José district of Uruguay. Mott MacDonald is monitoring construction of the wind power plant, which is being developed by Spanish company Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios, on behalf of Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank. The 49MW Kiyú wind farm will comprise … Continue reading Wind energy in Uruguay: Construction begins on US$117.5 million Kiyú wind farm with Vestas wind turbines

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Wind energy in Uruguay: Nordex to build largest wind farm with 59 N117/2400 wind turbines

Nordex SE expands its business in South America and reinforces its business relations with the Uruguayan state power company UTE (Usinas y Trasmisiones Electricas), which has placed a contract for the installation of the “Pampa” wind farm. UTE’s project comprises 59 N117/2400 wind turbines, which Nordex will be installing on a turnkey basis. Following construction … Continue reading Wind energy in Uruguay: Nordex to build largest wind farm with 59 N117/2400 wind turbines

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Wind power in Uruguay: Funding for UTE’s biggest wind farm with Nordex wind turbines

Uruguay’s biggest wind farm, to be located in the north-central province of Tacuarembo, will be built at a total investment cost of $321 million, 70 percent of which will come from German bank loans and the rest from a newly created trust.   The Pampa Wind Farm is to be built in 16 months and … Continue reading Wind power in Uruguay: Funding for UTE’s biggest wind farm with Nordex wind turbines

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Presidents of Brazil and Uruguay inaugurate Suzlon powered 65 MW Wind Energy plant in Uruguay

Suzlon Group, the world’s fifth largest wind turbine maker today announced commissioning of Rouar S A’s Wind Energy Farm at Artilleros for 65.1 MW. The Wind Farm is located 170 km east of Uruguay’s capital Montevideo and was inaugurated by the President of Brazil, Ms. Dilma Rousseff and President of Uruguay, Mr. Jose Mujica. This is the first of … Continue reading Presidents of Brazil and Uruguay inaugurate Suzlon powered 65 MW Wind Energy plant in Uruguay

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Uruguayan, Brazilian presidents attend opening ceremony of Wind Farm

Uruguay’s President Jose Mujica (R) and his Brazilian counterpart Dilma Rousseff attend the opening ceremony of the Wind Farm, in Colonia department, 165 km from Montevideo, capital of Uruguay, on Feb. 28, 2015. The Wind Farm is a joint venture between the National Administrations of Power Plants and Electrical Transmissions of Uruguay and the Brazilian … Continue reading Uruguayan, Brazilian presidents attend opening ceremony of Wind Farm

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Eletrobras starts Artilleros wind farm in Uruguay

Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras, Brazil’s largest utility, started operations at its 65.1-megawatt wind farm in Uruguay.   The Artilleros wind farm started in December with three wind turbines, the state-run company. The other 27 wind turbines will start operations next month. Artilleros is the utility’s first wind power project to generate energy outside Brazil. The wind … Continue reading Eletrobras starts Artilleros wind farm in Uruguay

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CTE WIND supervises the installation of reinforcement of Melowind Wind Farm in Uruguay

CTE WIND civil engineering is currently present on the Melowind Wind Farm site overseen wind turbine foundation works. The positioning of the reinforcement is now completed and concrete pouring works will follow. The Brazilian office of CTE WIND has been assigned to ensure this task. The French based engineering company has major plans in Uruguay … Continue reading CTE WIND supervises the installation of reinforcement of Melowind Wind Farm in Uruguay

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Wind energy in Uruguay: Talas de Maciel I wind farm achieves financial close

The US$117 million Talas de Maciel I onshore wind farm in Uruguay, being developed by Astidey S.A, has successfully reached financial close. Mott MacDonald was lenders’ technical advisor to the Export-Import Bank of the United States and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Uruguay S.A. for the project and is now providing construction monitoring services in an … Continue reading Wind energy in Uruguay: Talas de Maciel I wind farm achieves financial close

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Enercon wind energy ship arrives in Uruguay

German company Emercon’s E-Ship 1, the world’s first wind energy cargo vessel, arrived in the port of Montevideo this week to a warm welcome from Uruguayan politicians and business leaders. The 130-meter (425-feet) long vessel departed from Germany in November and docked here this week with the equipment for the installation of 50 turbines at … Continue reading Enercon wind energy ship arrives in Uruguay

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Abengoa, leading wind power generator in Uruguay

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has commissioned the Talas del Maciel II wind farm, Cadonal, its second project of this type in Uruguay. Located in the Flores department, the wind farm consists of 25 wind turbines producing a … Continue reading Abengoa, leading wind power generator in Uruguay

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Wind energy in Uruguay: Abengoa finances wind farm with Gamesa wind turbines

Abengoa secured $90.1 million in project financing for its second wind farm in Uruguay. The loan for the 50-megawatt Talas de Maciel wind power plant in the Flores region will be provided by development lender Corp. Andina de Fomento and Norwegian bank DNB ASA (DNB).   Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company … Continue reading Wind energy in Uruguay: Abengoa finances wind farm with Gamesa wind turbines

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IDB to finance new wind farm in Uruguay

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a loan of up to $42.2 million from its ordinary capital to help the private sector in Uruguay finance the development, construction, operation and maintenance of a 48.6 MW wind farm and its associated facilities.   The Kiyú wind farm will be located in Paraje Barrancas de San Gregorio, in … Continue reading IDB to finance new wind farm in Uruguay

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Enel Green Power is growing in Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, South Africa and Morocco, increasing its wind energy and solar power capacity

Enel Green Power’s growth in the renewable energy markets of new emerging nations like Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, South Africa and Morocco continues, creating a network of worksites, new plants and tenders that stretches across the Atlantic Ocean. Work has started at the Talinay Poniente site for the construction of a new 61-megawatt wind farm. The … Continue reading Enel Green Power is growing in Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, South Africa and Morocco, increasing its wind energy and solar power capacity

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Vestas receives 49 MW wind turbines order for Kiyú wind farm in Uruguay

Vestas has received an order for 16 V112-3.0 MW wind turbines for the Kiyú wind farm in Uruguay. The wind turbines are scheduled to be delivered in the first quarter of 2015 and commissioned by the end of the year. The order has been placed by Taxway S.A., fully owned by Spain-based Grupo Cobra. The … Continue reading Vestas receives 49 MW wind turbines order for Kiyú wind farm in Uruguay

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Abengoa announces its first asset sale to Abengoa Yield: two Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants and a wind power plant

The renewable assets sold consist of Solacor and PS, Concentrating Solar Power assets with a combined capacity of 131 MW located in Spain,and Cadonal, a 50 MW wind farm located in Uruguay. Abengoa today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Abengoa Yield, subject to the closing of financing, to sell three renewable … Continue reading Abengoa announces its first asset sale to Abengoa Yield: two Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants and a wind power plant

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Two New Wind Power Plants in Latin America

Enel Green Power continues to invest in Latin America’s renewable energy market, building a new 50 MW wind farm in Uruguay and a 100 MW wind energy facility in Mexico, while there are also encouraging signs for PV solar and geothermal energy. With two new wind power facilities in Uruguay and Mexico that have a total … Continue reading Two New Wind Power Plants in Latin America

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U.S. Gov’t Loans $64.5M for Gamesa wind turbines in Uruguay

Gamesa, one of the world’s largest wind energy companies, has announced that it has installed a total of 30 GW worth of wind power. The Export-Import Bank of the United States is giving a $64.5 million direct loan to a company in Uruguay for the purchase of wind turbines made by a Spanish company Gamesa … Continue reading U.S. Gov’t Loans $64.5M for Gamesa wind turbines in Uruguay

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