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edp

EDP Brazil secures R$1 billion in funding to power 800,000 households

EDP Renewables has received R$1 billion in funding from the Brazilian Development Bank to build six wind energy farms in Rio Grande do Norte.
power transmission

ENGIE wins €750 million energy transport deal in Brazil

ENGIE has won a €750 million contract to construct energy infrastructure in Brazil.
rio tinto

South America’s largest solar PV set live ahead of deadline

Enel Green Power Brazil has announced the operations of the 475MW section of the Sao Goncalo solar pv plant in the Brazilian state of Piaui.
copasa

EIB funds first water and sanitation project in Brazil

COPASA has secured a €145 million loan from the European Investment Bank to improve water infrastructure in the state of Minas Gerais.
energy resources

New EIB loan to accelerate the energy transition in Brazil

The European Investment Bank has agreed to provide Iberdrola with EUR250 million to decarbonise its operations in Brazil.
Poland wind energy

GE scores 132.5MW onshore wind win in Brazil with EDF

General Electric has been awarded a contract to supply 132.5 MW of wind turbines from its Cypress platform to EDF Renewables in Brazil.
GE wind turbine collapses

Finally: GE engineer shares reasons for multiple turbine failures

After no less than 5 turbines collapses in both North and South America in 2019 left many in the wind energy industry scratching their heads, a top GE engineer, who has led the company’s investigations into the incidents, has shared findings, noting that in the case of the first four turbine collapses, several factors were to blame, rather than “a single systemic issue”.
GE turbine collapse

Fifth GE wind turbine collapse in 2019, leaves worker injured

Another collapse of a GE turbine, brings the number of turbines to have failed in America’s to five in 2019.
Home solar

Brazil pilots distributed storage to expand clean generation on archipelago

Brazilian energy distribution company, Neoenergia Group, has selected smart energy storage firm NEC Energy Solutions for the supply of a distributed storage solution in...

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