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IMPSA wins 450MW Brazilian wind farm contract

BRAZIL - Argentinian wind energy company Pescarmona Metallurgical Industries (IMPSA) has won a contract to provide wind turbines with a capacity of 450MW to Brazil.

IMPSA subsidiary wins Brazil contract
IMPSA subsidiary wins Brazil contract
IMPSA subsidiary Wind Power Energy said that it would install wind farms in the states of Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte and Bahia.

The contract, which covered 1,520MW of facilities, including biomass and hydro was awarded through Brazil’s National Electric Energy Agency.

IMPSA said that the wind farms will begin producing energy by 1 January 2013.

At a wind power conference in Brazil this week, Brazil’s minister for mines and energy, Marcio Zimmermann, said his country has already built or approved 5,300MW of wind facilities, which was originally a target for 2030.

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