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AES Tiete to buy 386-MW Brazilian wind complex from Renova

AES Tiete to buy 386-MW Brazilian wind complex from Renova

🕔Apr 20, 2017

AES Tiete Energia SA has entered into an agreement with Renova Energia S.A.  for the purchase of the totality shares of the 386-MW Alto Sertao II wind power complex in Bahia (Brazil).

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Engie switches on a 97 MW wind complex in Brazil

Engie switches on a 97 MW wind complex in Brazil

🕔Apr 19, 2017

Engie Brasil Energia SA has announced the commissioning its 97.2 MW wind complex in Ceara State, Brazil.

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BNDES selects Vinci to manage its sustainable energy fund

BNDES selects Vinci to manage its sustainable energy fund

🕔Apr 17, 2017

The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) through its investment subsidiary BNDESPAR has selected Vinci Partners to manage its BRL-500 million (US$162.9 million) sustainable energy fund.

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Operating license for Brazil's 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydroelectric plant is suspended

Operating license for Brazil's 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydroelectric plant is suspended

🕔Apr 12, 2017

A federal court suspended the operating license for Brazil's 11.2 GW Belo Monte hydroelectric plant following allegations that the project's owners did not meet environmental requirements.

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BNDES signs $272m loan for Brazilian wind projects

BNDES signs $272m loan for Brazilian wind projects

🕔Mar 28, 2017

Rio Energy, a developer, owner and operator of renewable energy projects in Brazil, formed by energy-focused global private equity firm Denham Capital, has signed financing agreements with the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) in Brazil, in the amount of BRL848 million (US$272 million), for the construction of eight wind farms in the Serra da Babilônia Complex.

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Canadian Solar Raises US$20 million from CPDFund

Canadian Solar Raises US$20 million from CPDFund

🕔Mar 10, 2017

Canadian Solar Inc. has announced that it has received US$20 million unsecured funding from the China and Portuguese-speaking Countries Cooperation and Development Fund (CPDFund) to support the development of eligible projects in Brazil, including the 191 MWp Pirapora I Project in the state of Minas Gerais.

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BNDES provides loans for two Brazilian wind complexes

BNDES provides loans for two Brazilian wind complexes

🕔Feb 27, 2017

The National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) has approved a total of BRL1.065 billion (US$342 million) in financing for the construction of eight wind farms in the state of Bahia, and four wind farms,  located in Ceara state.

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IIC considers financing wind projects in Brazil

IIC considers financing wind projects in Brazil

🕔Feb 20, 2017

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC), a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is considering financing two wind projects in Brazil

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Governments of Latin America to  discuss investment opportunities for  energy projects – Washington, D.C  March 2017

Governments of Latin America to discuss investment opportunities for energy projects – Washington, D.C March 2017

🕔Jan 24, 2017

Latin American public and private sector leaders will address countries’ policies and strategies to engage investors and stimulate open discussions. 250 energy developers, financiers and public sector stakeholders are expected to attend the meeting from North America and countries across Latin America.

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ABB wins US$75 M Power Transmission Link in Brazil

ABB wins US$75 M Power Transmission Link in Brazil

🕔Jan 17, 2017

ABB has won an order worth around US$75 million to supply advanced converter transformers for the Belo Monte 800 kV ultra-high-voltage direct current transmission link.

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Enel signs financing for hydropower complex in Brazil

Enel signs financing for hydropower complex in Brazil

🕔Jan 5, 2017

The Enel Group and the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES), the main financing agency for development in Brazil, have signed a 20-year term loan agreement worth around BRL373 million (US$115 million) that will cover part of the investment required to build the 102 MW Apiacas hydropower cluster, which is located in the state of Mato Grosso in Brazil’s Central-West Region.

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Scatec Solar secures 150 MW in Brazil

Scatec Solar secures 150 MW in Brazil

🕔Dec 15, 2016

Scatec Solar has signed an agreement with the Brazilian company Kroma Energia Ltda. and its partners, securing four PV plants totalling 150 MW (DC) co-located in the state of Ceará in Brazil.

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Brazil's Aneel approves 51.8 MW of hydropower projects

Brazil's Aneel approves 51.8 MW of hydropower projects

🕔Dec 14, 2016

Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica (Aneel), the Brazilian power regulator, has announced it has approved six hydropower plants with a total capacity of 51.77MW.

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Golar Power advances with development of the Porto de Sergipe LNG-to-Power Project

Golar Power advances with development of the Porto de Sergipe LNG-to-Power Project

🕔Dec 7, 2016

Golar Power has announced it has advanced with the development of the Porto de Sergipe LNG-to-Power Project, reaching a final investment decision.

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ContourGlobal to acquire assets in Brazil

ContourGlobal to acquire assets in Brazil

🕔Dec 7, 2016

ContourGlobal has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Neoenergia’s interests in a 206 MW portfolio of operating generation assets located in Brazil.

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Gas Natural Fenosa, through its subsidiary GPG, acquires its first power generation project in Brazil with 68 MWp

Gas Natural Fenosa, through its subsidiary GPG, acquires its first power generation project in Brazil with 68 MWp

🕔Nov 24, 2016

GAS NATURAL FENOSA, through its subsidiary Global Power Generation, will acquire a majority stake of two ready to build solar projects in Brazil to Grupo Gransolar.

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Winners announced for Brazilian transmission auction

Winners announced for Brazilian transmission auction

🕔Nov 9, 2016

The Brazilian government awarded licenses for companies to build and operate 6,126 km of power transmission lines.

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Eletrobras shareholders approve sale of Celg-D

Eletrobras shareholders approve sale of Celg-D

🕔Nov 2, 2016

Brazil's state-controlled power holding company Eletrobras has announced that a shareholders assembly approved the sale of a controlling stake of power distribution company Celg-D.

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Duke Energy completes exit of international business in deals valued at $2.4 billion

Duke Energy completes exit of international business in deals valued at $2.4 billion

🕔Oct 14, 2016

Duke Energy has reached an agreement to sell its international businesses in Peru, Chile, Ecuador,Guatemala, El Salvador and Argentina to I Squared Capital for approximately $1.2 billion enterprise value (cash and the assumption of debt)

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Grupo NC to buy 108 MW wind complex in Brazil from Odebrecht

Grupo NC to buy 108 MW wind complex in Brazil from Odebrecht

🕔Oct 13, 2016

The Brazilian Odebrecht Organization has agreed to sell the 108 MW Corredor do Senandes wind power complex to Grupo NC, a Brazilian pharmaceutical and investment company​.

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