Posts Tagged ‘Brazil’

Good winds blowing from Brazil: Atlantic Renewable Energies is…

CURITIBA, Brazil, Aug. 10, 2017 : With wind projects in four different Brazilian states , Atlantic Renewable Energies stands out among companies in the wind power sector as an enterprise whose foundations are inseparable from the business strategy comprising its sustainable core: environmental concern, corporate governance, health and safety. The company invests on sustainable development, […]

Brazil Wind at Risk as Weak Economy Crimps Demand, GE Says

The country installed 2.75 gigawatts of turbines in 2015, making it the world's fourth-biggest market. So far this year there hasn't been a single new contract for power from wind farms sold at auctions, and General Electric Co., the top supplier, doesn't see much on the horizon. View full post on Wind Power News

Brazil Reaches 9 Gigawatts of Wind Power Installed Capacity

Brazil has reached 9 gigawatts of wind energy installed capacity with the addition of 268 megawatts to the grid this year. In January, eight wind parks started operations in Brazil’s northeast, the wind power association known as Abeeolica said in an e-mailed statement on Monday. View full post on Wind Power News

Brazil alternative energy projects threatened by Abengoa’s woes

Spanish conglomerate Abengoa, teetering on the verge of bankruptcy, has halted construction of power transmission lines in Brazil, a potential setback for the South America nation’s bid to emerge from its worst energy crisis in 14 years. Unions representing construction workers, a wind power industry group and Abengoa’s sub-contractor on the new power lines said […]

Demand for Titanium Dioxide to Increase Due To PV Module Market Growth in Brazil and Spain

IN PHOTO: A man walks next to solar panels at a soon-to-be completed solucar solar park at Sanlucar La Mayor, near Seville, February 13, 2008. The first of two solar thermal power plants uses mirrors to concentrate the sun’s rays onto the top of a 100 metre tower where it produces steam to drive a […]

Deepening drought forces Brazil to embrace solar power

Without water to feed its hydroelectric dams, drought-hit Brazil is turning to solar power – dubbed ‘a fantasy’ by the country’s president just a few years ago, writes Jan Rocha. Now thousands of megawatts of floating solar panel ‘islands’ are to be installed on dam reservoirs. View full post on Wind Power News

Why isn’t Brazil exploiting its amazing wind capacity?

Renewables star Brazil is now backtracking towards fossil fuels. Why, when wind could provide vital jobs? Brazil has made huge strides in divesting from fossil fuels. In 2009 the country produced a staggering 85% of its electricity from renewable resources. Nearby Argentina hit just 29.2%, while renewably generated electricity is a scant 19.5% of the […]

Brazil : Enel Green Power bags 200 million loan from Ifc to aid wind power in Brazil

The loan interest rate is in line with the market benchmarket and is obtained by a parent company guarantee issued by . View full post on Wind Power News

Brazil wind power market: 50% CAGR between 2006-2012

The rising electricity demand and government focus on renewable energy has resulted in series of favorable transformation for wind power sector.The Government of Brazil recognizes the importance of wind as an excellent and environment friendly source of energy thereby focusing on growth of wind power sector in the region. View full post on Wind Power […]

Brazil Wind Developers to Build 1.5 Gigawatts of Production

Developers of wind farms in Brazil agreed to build 1.5 gigawatts of power plants for a 25.6 percent higher price compared to the last offer in a government- organized auction for contracts to sell power from new facilities. View full post on Wind Power News