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Brakes on growth in Chile and Uruguay

Brakes on growth in Chile and Uruguay

CHILE/URUGUAY: South America is a hot market for wind power, but after some years of rapid growth, installations in both Uruguay and Chile are set to slow beyond 2016.

Brazil prepares for servicing boom

Brazil prepares for servicing boom

BRAZIL: With the decade-old wind industry still growing in Brazil, the operations and maintenance business is expected to grow from $157 million to $500 million in the next five years

Developers eye major Chile tenders

Developers eye major Chile tenders

CHILE: Wind developers are eyeing opportunities in two large-scale tenders the Chilean government is set to launch.

Analysis: Grid deadlock halts 310MW of completed projects

Analysis: Grid deadlock halts 310MW of completed projects

BRAZIL: Brazil has 11 wind farms ready for operation with a combined capacity of 310MW but without grid connection, according to AbeeĆ³lica, the Brazilian Wind Energy Association.


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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.

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