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News and in-depth analysis of wind power, wind farms and wind industry companies and policy in South America.
UNITED STATES: Susan Reilly, head of one of the US's top renewable-energy firms, talks to Windpower Monthly about the need for carbon reduction and a clear energy policy, and why RES Americas is more focused on onshore construction and transmission lines than entering the US offshore sector.
LATIN AMERICA: South America is widely regarded as the most promising of emerging wind-power markets, but for the countries on the continent's western flank there remains a formidable obstacle: the Andes, the longest mountain range in the world.
LATIN AMERICA: Favourable wind resources and government policy have driven exponential expansion in the Latin American wind market. Predictions that by 2020 capacity will have grown fivefold are making the region a safe haven for beleaguered US and European manufacturers.
LATIN AMERICA: We detail the most up-to-date data for Latin America's installed and upcoming wind power capacity, country by country. Measured against our map of turbine production facilities shows a need for more factories or improvement in transport infrastructures.
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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.
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BRAZIL: Brazil added more than 40% of new capacity in 2011 and investors have the appetite for more in 2012.
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.