Brazil hits 7GW of wind capacity

Brazil’s installed wind capacity has hit 7GW. That’s according to the Brazil Wind Energy Association (ABEEolica) which also stated wind is now providing the equivalent to 5% of the nation’s power. The report stated the wind capacity in the country is growing by about 1GW in seven months. The mark has been reached after the installation […]

Brazil’s wind farms outblow expectations

Brazilian wind farms outdid expectations last year according to a trade group. The South American nation’s wind farms ran at an average of 54% efficiency in 2012, 12% more than they were predicted to according to Elbia Melo the president of Associacao Brasileira de Energia Eolica. She told Bloomberg the number of wind farms blowing […]