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GE secures 360MW order for Engie's Brazilian complex

GE secures 360MW order for Engie's Brazilian complex

BRAZIL: GE Renewable Energy will supply utility Engie 144 turbines with a combined capacity of 360MW for a cluster of wind farms in the eastern state of Bahía.

Goldwind Americas' CEO quits to start new venture

Goldwind Americas' CEO quits to start new venture

AMERICAS: Goldwind Americas' CEO David Halligan will leave the company to launch a new renewable energy venture focussed on distributed and digital energy solutions.

Chile a 'world-class destination' for renewables

Chile a 'world-class destination' for renewables

CHILE: A report into Chile's energy infrastructure and policy has found the South American country to be a prime investment opportunity, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).

Chile sets sights on 100% renewables by 2040

Chile sets sights on 100% renewables by 2040

CHILE: The Renewable Energy Association of Chile (Acera) has backed calls for sourcing 100% of its electricity by 2040, on the back of an "ambitious" new government.

Brazil tenders 1.4GW of wind power

Brazil tenders 1.4GW of wind power

BRAZIL: Energy regulator Aneel has awarded power purchase agreements (PPA) to a combined capacity of 1,378MW of wind in its latest tender, held on 20 December.

Argentina awards contracts to four more wind projects

Argentina awards contracts to four more wind projects

ARGENTINA: The energy and mines ministry has awarded power supply contracts to four new wind projects to conclude the second round of its Renovar series of renewable energy tenders.

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