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Engie already operates the Campo Largo 1, Campo Largo 2 (above) and Umburanas wind complexes in Bahia with almost 1.1GW of installed capacity

Engie to buy 880MW onshore wind farm in Brazil

French developer’s Brazilian unit grows renewables pipeline with deal for large wind farm in north-east of country

Danish manufacturer Vestas will supply 112 of its V150-4.5MW turbines for two wind farms in South America

Vestas secures turbine orders for 500MW in South America

Danish manufacturer announces two large turbine supply and installation deals in Brazil and Argentina

BlueFloat Energy plans to develop an offshore wind farm off the coast of Bolivar department, Colombia (pic credit: jopstock/Getty Images)

BlueFloat eyes 5.2GW offshore wind off Colombia

Early mover in Colombia's nascent offshore wind sector supports newly released roadmap for large-scale deployment

Colombia’s president Ivan Duque had been warned that new wind farms, including Guajira I (above) could cause division between local indigenous tribes (pic credit: Colombian ministry of mines and energy)

Protests halt construction of EDP's Colombian wind farms

Portuguese developer EDP monitoring situation as indigenous communities seize two large wind farms in country's north-east

Atlas Renewable Energy expects to invest $500 million in the 417MW Alpaca portfolio of wind farms (pic credit: Don Mason/Getty Images)

Atlas to build three wind farms in Chile under Enel PPA

Actis-funded renewables developer plans 417MW wind capacity in Chile after signing PPA with energy firm Chile

AES Andes is now “studying the charges to define what actions to take”

AES faces environmental fines at new Chile wind farm

Developer found guilty of not shielding local communities from impacts of construction work at 68MW wind farm