Enel starts operation of Brazilian wind farm.

Enel starts operation of Brazilian wind farm.

Enel, through its Brazilian renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações (“EGPB”), has begun operation of its Delfina wind farm, which has a total installed capacity of 180 MW. The facility is located in the municipality of Campo Formoso, in Brazil’s north-eastern state of Bahia. “The entry into service of Delfina, which is Enel’s largest […]

AES Tiete Energia acquires Brazilian Wind Portfolio.

AES Tiete Energia acquires Brazilian Wind Portfolio.

AES Tiete Energia has acquired 386MW Alto Sertao II wind portfolio in Brazil for R$600m ($193m[1] USD), with technical due diligence from K2 Management and TNEI. K2 Management’s specialists delivered technical due diligence across the entire portfolio including reviewing the turbine and balance of plant technology; energy yield assessment review; civil, grid and electrical design […]

Minera Autlan five-year investment plan may include hydropower.

Minera Autlan five-year investment plan may include hydropower.

Minera Autlan, a Mexican ferroalloy producer, plans to invest up to US$200 million in energy projects and is analyzing wind and hydropower. According to BNamericas, its five-year plan, which runs to 2019, is expected to involve initial spending of US$150 million to US$200 million. The size of the investment will depend on the projects’ capacity, […]

Vestas wins first orders in Honduras.

Vestas wins first orders in Honduras.

The firm and unconditional orders total 59 MW of V117-3.45 MW turbines and are Vestas’ first in Honduras. Both orders are Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contracts that include the supply and installation of the wind turbines as well as the electrical and civil works, substation, and access roads. Additionally, a 15-year full-scope service agreement […]

Gamesa continues to secure new orders in Chile: it will supply 115 MW to EDF and Ibereólica.

Gamesa continues to secure new orders in Chile: it will supply 115 MW to EDF and Ibereólica.

The company will handle the supply, installation and commissioning of 55 of its G114-2.1 MW turbines. Gamesa continues to reinforce its position in the Chilean market, having recently signed a contract with EDF EN Chile, a subsidiary of the French utility, and Spain’s Ibereólica for the supply of 115 MW at a wind development. This […]

Chile to auction 8,000ha of govt land for wind farms.

Chile to auction 8,000ha of govt land for wind farms.

The Chilean government will auction 8,000 ha (19,770 acres) for new renewable energy plants in the first half of 2016, mainly for wind farms, state officials said on Thursday. The auction is expected to secure new capacity of 400 MW in the area of Taltal city, Antofagasta region, the energy ministry’s renewables director, Christian Santana, […]

Iberdrola wins big in Mexico.

Iberdrola wins big in Mexico.

Permits secured for wind and solar plants totalling 600MW Iberdrola has secured permits from the Mexican government to build two wind and two solar facilities totalling 600MW in Mexico. The company will develop the 200MW Pier project in Puebla and the 105MW Santiago Eólico wind farm in Guanajuato. Both are scheduled to be commissioned in 2019. […]

Mainstream Renewable Power wins seven government contracts in Chile.

Mainstream Renewable Power wins seven government contracts in Chile.

Mainstream Renewable Power has been awarded contracts by the National Energy Commission of Chile to build and operate seven utility-scale wind energy plants with a total investment value of USD $1.65 billion and a capacity of 986 MW. The projects, awarded via twenty year term contracts, are located throughout Chile and are scheduled to begin […]

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