More wind energy in Brazil : Statkraft is ready to start construction of its Ventos de Santa Eugenia wind project

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Energía Limpia XXI. The winds of change keep blowing strong in Brazil, overcoming challenges generated by Covid-19. Statkraft has announced that is ready to start construction of its Ventos de Santa Eugenia wind project in northeastern Brazil, after closing a turbine supply contract with German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex. Statkraft’s largest wind project in South America will more than double its renewable energy capacity in Brazil.

The 519 MW wind project entails 10 wind farms with a total of 91 turbines in the state of Bahia, located close to Statkraft’s existing Bahia wind power assets. Given the excellent wind conditions in the area, the project will generate almost 2.3 TWh of renewable energy per year, enough to supply 1.17 million Brazilian homes. A report by Energía Limpia XXI magazine states that Brazil has a very strong market for wind power generation helping to reducce climate change effects and creating better…

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