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Mining giant signs 'record deal' for Brazilian wind power

Mining giant signs 'record deal' for Brazilian wind power

Mining group Anglo American has agreed to buy some of the output from a 195MW section of a 504MW wind cluster owned by Brazilian developer Casa dos Ventos.

Enel prepares to produce green hydrogen

Enel prepares to produce green hydrogen

Italy’s Enel expects to be producing green hydrogen within a year, with likely sites for its first wind and solar farms with electrolysers seen in the US, Chile and Spain, said Antonio Cammisecra, the company’s head of global power generation.

AES Gener targets 1.1GW in Chile and Colombia

AES Gener targets 1.1GW in Chile and Colombia

Developer AES Gener plans to invest $1.8 billion over the next four years in renewable energy projects in Chile and Colombia, including 1.1GW of wind projects.

Chile advances South America's biggest wind farm

Chile advances South America's biggest wind farm

Chilean energy company Colbun has applied for an environmental licence to build the largest wind project in Latin America.

Americas installations up 12% in 2019

Americas installations up 12% in 2019

Combined installations in North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean increased 12% year on year to 13.4GW in 2019, according to new figures released by the Global Wind Energy Council.

How to launch Brazil’s offshore wind sector

How to launch Brazil’s offshore wind sector

Brazil needs to tighten its permitting and regulatory structures and ensure its ports, grid and vessels are sufficient to facilitate project development if the country is to launch its offshore wind sector, according to a government roadmap.