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GE wins debut Brazilian Cypress order

GE wins debut Brazilian Cypress order

GE Renewable Energy has received the first order for its Cypress turbines in Brazil, winning a deal to supply EDF Renewables with 25 5.3MW units.

Statkraft enters Chile wind with triple acquisition

Statkraft enters Chile wind with triple acquisition

Norway's Statkraft plans to invest $180 million building three wind farms in central Chile.

Dutch investor enters South America

Dutch investor enters South America

Dutch infrastructure investment fund manager DIF Capital Partners has agreed to buy a 51.7MW wind farm in Uruguay from German manufacturer Enercon and compatriot developer Eab New Energy.

Worker injured after GE turbine collapse

Worker injured after GE turbine collapse

A GE turbine collapsed at a wind farm in north-east Brazil, injuring a worker and sparking a probe into the fifth such incident this year, the manufacturer confirmed.

Equinor buys maiden wind capacity in Argentina

Equinor buys maiden wind capacity in Argentina

Norwegian energy company Equinor has entered the Argentine wind sector by acquiring a 50% stake in a 120MW wind project under construction in the south of the country.

Over 128MW selected in Argentine third round

Over 128MW selected in Argentine third round

Wind power projects secured the majority of the capacity on offer in the third auction round of Argentina's RenovAr programme.

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