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Developers sell wind assets to fund new projects

Developers sell wind assets to fund new projects

BRAZIL: After installing around 9.5GW in the past five years, Brazil's wind market is moving in a new direction.

Market Status: Latin America

Market Status: Latin America

LATIN AMERICA: Wind installations in 2015 and prospects for 2016 in countries across Central and Latin America. Including our unique Feelgood Factor rating based on political support, investor confidence, structural readiness, and pipeline.

Analysis: Simplified logistics in parts of Brazil

Analysis: Simplified logistics in parts of Brazil

BRAZIL: The wind industry must focus on improving logistics if it is to achieve the ambitious 24GW target by 2024, set by Brazil's federal energy regulator Empresa de Pesquisa Energetica (EPE), which would provide 11.6% of the country's total electricity supply.

Analysis: Aela rides Chile's wind comeback

Analysis: Aela rides Chile's wind comeback

CHILE: Aela Energia was the big winner in last October's round of electricity contracts in Chile, winning almost two thirds of the total on offer.


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Special Report: Latin America

Latin America pipeline to 2025

Special Reports

Latin America - Special Report

Windpower Monthly has created a special report looking at the growth of wind power in Latin America and the challenges that need to be overcome if this is to continue.

Global Developer Guide 2012 - Special Report

Windpower Monthly examines over 400GW of future wind energy projects across the globe in its latest special report.

Onshore Operations and Maintenance - Special Report

Windpower Monthly has produced a report examining how a good O&M strategy can keep onshore turbines running and cutting the cost of energy.

Market Status Reports

Brazil - Project and production activity set to spiral

BRAZIL: Brazil added more than 40% of new capacity in 2011 and investors have the appetite for more in 2012.

Latin America - Legislative delays stall nascent markets

LATIN AMERICA, EXCLUDING BRAZIL: Wind activity outside of Brazil is poised to grow. Mexico should see installed capacity increase this year, but elsewhere, legislative issues are holding up projects.