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  • 13 September 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Neoenergia, Iberdrola’s renewable energy development arm in Brazil, and the Rio Grande do Norte Government have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore the development of offshore wind projects. The MoU was signed 14th edition of Brazil Windpower and the ceremony was attended by Neoenergia’s director of Hydraulics and Offshore, Marcelo Lopes, and the governor of […]

  • 14 September 2023
    Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    Petrobras has unveiled plans to develop wind farms offshore Brazil with a potential capacity of up to 23 GW, including a floating wind project in Rio de Janeiro. Brazilian state oil and gas group has submitted a request with the Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) to start the environmental licensing process for ten […]

  • 14 September 2023
    Business development, Environment, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Skyborn Renewables (Skyborn) has received an environmental permit from the Swedish Land and Environment Court to build the Storgrundet offshore wind farm. The permit allows for a maximum of 51 wind turbines, which when fully operational, will have a capacity of about 1 GW. The project area is in Gävleborg county, situated approximately 15 kilometers […]

  • 14 September 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    Ocean Winds, a 50:50 joint venture between EDP Renewables and Engie, has signed two agreements related to offshore wind development in Brazil. Ocean Winds has joined forces through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the local company Prumo Logistica. The goal is to exchange pertinent information relating to the studies aimed at scrutinizing an offshore […]

  • 16 November 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Industry, Planning & Permitting

    The government of the United Kingdom has increased the maximum strike price for offshore wind projects in the next Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction by 66 per cent for fixed-bottom and by 52 per cent for floating wind projects. The maximum strike price for fixed bottom offshore wind projects has been increased from GBP 44/MWh […]

  • 9 November 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate has revealed that it is taking steps to enable the generation of up to an additional 4 GW of electricity from several offshore wind projects in development, within the timeframe of the 50 GW 2030 target. This follows requests from the developers of seven offshore wind farm projects who believe additional capacity […]

  • 21 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Shell has applied for environmental investigation licences for six offshore wind projects in Brazil with the country’s Institute for the Environment and Natural Resources (IBAMA). The six projects have a total installed capacity of 17 GW. The company submitted an Activity Characterisation Form (FCA) to IBAMA last week, seeking approval to undertake environmental impact assessment […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Authorities

    Brazil has sworn in a new energy minister last Friday, who opened the door for ocean renewables development in this country, according to the Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy website. Namely, Minister Eduardo Braga said he wants the federal government to begin studies on offshore wind and ocean energy. There are no offshore wind farms built in Brazil at […]

  • 26 October 2023
    Business development, Green Hydrogen, Power-to-X, R&D, Research & Development

    PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna and GE have signed an agreement for the development of a project aimed at testing the production of green hydrogen using a GE offshore wind turbine. In the planned project, hydrogen would be produced in an electrolyzer using electricity generated from the latest GE wind turbine model intended for the offshore wind […]

  • 27 January 2022
    Authorities

    The Government of Brazil has issued a Decree which enables the identification and assignment of physical spaces and national resources within the country’s inland waters, the territorial sea, the offshore exclusive economic zone, and the continental shelf for the development of offshore wind projects. The Decree NO. 10,946 will enable the implementation of the necessary […]

  • 13 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Corio Generation, a portfolio company of Macquarie’s Green Investment Group, has revealed plans to develop five offshore wind projects in Brazil with a combined capacity of over 5 GW. Corio intends to develop the five five projects, subject to finalisation of documentation and regulatory approvals, alongside the Brazilian power generation company Servtec. Corio and Servtec […]

  • 26 September 2012
    R&D

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Renewable Energy Market in South and Central America to 2020 – Clean Development Mechanism Projects and Climate Financing to Increase Renewables Share in the Energy Mix” report to their offering. The Future Looks Green for Brazil’s Impressive Renewable Energy Industry Brazil will continue to prove its commitment […]

  • 8 December 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Four more applications for environmental investigation licences for offshore wind projects have landed on the desk of Brazil’s Institute for the Environment and Natural Resources (IBAMA), bringing the total to 71 applications and 176.6 GW in proposed capacity.  Since many of the project sites overlap, not all of the proposed development will be realised, but […]

  • 4 July 2023
    Authorities

    Brazil’s Ministry of Mining and Energy and Energy Research Office (EPE) have published a new version of the country’s offshore wind roadmap following recent updates of the regulatory framework for energy generation. According to a recent report by Reuters, the country’s government also plans to establish a regulative framework for offshore wind and green hydrogen by […]

  • 5 September 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Brazil’s Institute for the Environment and Natural Resources (IBAMA) is reviewing 67 applications for environmental investigation licences for offshore wind projects, including those from a green hydrogen developer and a Japanese company, with the latter proposing six 3 GW offshore wind farms.

  • 5 March 2012

    The wind power cumulative installed capacity in Brazil rose by close to 50% during 2011 as analyzed by a recent research report “Brazil Wind Power Market Analysis” published by KuicK Research. According to the report, the wind power cumulative installed capacity surpassed 1 GW to reach close to 1.4 GW during 2011. The growth in […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    SeaTwirl has entered into a cooperation with Crest Consultants AB for the offshore wind market in Brazil. The aim is to identify specific areas that are suitable for offshore wind power, to develop concept products with Brazilian partners based on SeaTwirl’s technology and Crest’s engineering experience, and to eventually find commercial projects to collaborate on. […]

  • 25 April 2022
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Majority of offshore wind projects now undergoing licensing process for environmental investigations in Brazil are listing 15 MW as the wind turbine capacity of choice. While there are a few variations in references to the 15 MW turbine technology planned to be used, most of these are listed as Vestas’s model with a 236-metre rotor […]

  • 16 December 2022
    Business & Finance

    Eletrobras and Shell have signed a cooperation agreement in Brazil that could lead to the Brazilian electric utilities company investing into offshore wind farms in the country together with Shell. The agreement, signed on 15 December in Rio de Janeiro, covers the exchange of information for a possible co-investment in the development and operation of offshore wind […]

  • 19 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    TotalEnergies plans to install 9 GW of offshore wind capacity in Brazil, according to local media, which reports the France-headquartered oil major is looking to develop three projects in the country, each with an installed capacity of 3 GW. EPBR reports that TotalEnergies is eyeing building wind farms offshore the states of Ceará, Rio de […]

  • 7 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Petrobras and Equinor have signed a letter of intent that expands their cooperation in the offshore wind sector in Brazil to five more projects, on top of the two offshore wind farms that the companies are already working on. With seven projects in their joint viewpoint, Petrobras and Equinor now together eye installing up to […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Brazil is hot. Right now the whole world is glued to the television because of the World Cup. But also business wise all eyes are on the home of samba.  The Dutch government is exploring possibilities of collaboration between The Netherlands and Brazil in the field of on- and offshore wind energy. Brazil has one […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Gamesa, a world leader in the design, manufacture and maintenance of wind turbines, inaugurated its first manufacturing base in Brazil, in the town of Camaçari in north-eastern Bahía. With this, the company has begun to make wind turbines in Brazil, just six months after it announced its decision to establish a manufacturing and sales presence […]

  • 23 September 2021
    Business & Finance

    Following the news that Shell had launched Shell Energy in Brazil, saying that the business would produce and market clean electricity from solar and wind power plants, OffshoreWIND.biz contacted the company to find out if offshore wind was part of its wind power plans in the country, given its growing offshore wind portfolio in Europe […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    China’s MingYang Smart Energy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Pecém Industrial Complex (CIPP) to develop a pilot offshore wind project in Brazil. The parties announced they are starting the pre-feasibility studies for the pilot wind farm that will be located off the coast of Pecém. The pilot is part of the plan […]

  • 8 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Spain-based EOLOS Floating Lidar Solutions has signed an agreement with OceanPact to secure business in the Brazilian offshore wind market. Under the agreement, EOLOS FLS200 technology, which recently achieved Stage 3 rating under the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap, will be combined with OceanPact’s environmental marine services expertise. EOLOS will provide OceanPact with the […]