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News and in-depth analysis of wind power, wind farms and wind industry companies and policy in South 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.
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.
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.
CHILE: Chile's banks have pioneered renewable-energy project finance, but project curtailment is threatening profits.
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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.