More Latin America Wind News

Interactive Map: Watch how fast wind farms have spread across the US

04/01/2014

Two new online interactive maps produced by the federal government show where the nation’s wind farms are, how quickly they were built and what impact they may have on the landscape.

Brazil to lead wind power market by 2022 in Latin America

02/20/2014

Wind power development in Brazil is growing rapidly and will provide the bulk of Latin America’s wind market in the coming years.

Vestas to supply 21-MW wind power contract in Costa Rica

02/17/2014

Vestas has signed a contract to supply wind turbines for a 21-MW wind power facility in Costa Rica.

Wind farm in Mexico now online

02/11/2014

The first wind farm in the western Mexican state of Jalisco is now operational.

EDF Renewable unit adds wind energy project to its mix

01/10/2014

EDF Renewable Energy acquired the 300 MW Roosevelt Wind Project in New Mexico from Infinity Wind Power.

Wind energy plant in Mexico expands by 22 MW

01/03/2014

Iberdrola expanded the generating capacity of the La Ventosa wind farm in Mexico by an additional 22 MW, bringing it up to 102 MW.

Ground broken on Mexico wind energy project

12/11/2013

Enel Green Power started construction on the planned 100 MW Dominica I wind farm in Mexico. Construction is expected to cost $196 million.

GE expands facility for wind turbine production in Brazil

09/06/2013

GE has announced the expansion of its wind turbine production facility in Brazil.

Wind energy farms OK to begin construction

10/31/2012

Brazil and Uruguay both authorized construction of two jointly operated wind energy farms that would add 100 MW to their power grids.

Wind power project in Brazil breaks ground

10/17/2012

Iberdrola SA said it started building the 150 MW Calango wind power project in Brazil’s Rio Grande do Norte state.

Environmental statement approved for wind power project in Chile

10/15/2012

Chile’s environmental evaluation service approved an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for the $240 million, 106 MW Renaico wind farm.

Vestas to deliver 114 MW of wind turbines to Peru plants

10/10/2012

Vestas has received an order from ContourGlobal for a total capacity of 114 MW for the Cupisnique and Talara wind power plants in Peru.

Investments in clean energy down in third quarter, may hit 8-year low

10/09/2012

Global investment in clean energy totaled $56.6 billion in the third quarter of 2012, down 5 percent from the previous quarter and 20 percent lower than 3Q 2011.

Two wind farms to boost capacity in Honduras

10/09/2012

Company Vientos de Electrotecnia's planned wind farms in Honduras will produce a combined 94.5 MW of capacity.

Two wind farms planned in Peru

10/04/2012

ContourGlobal, through its subsidiary, ContourGlobal Latam S.A., said Oct. 3 that it will construct two wind farms in Peru that it has acquired from Energia Eolica S.A.

LM Wind Power to open wind manufacturing plant in Brazil

10/03/2012

A week after announcing 230 layoffs at its Little Rock, Ark. manufacturing plant, LM Wind Power has announced plans to open a new blade manufacturing facility in Brazil.

Wind power projects in Brazil OK'd to start

10/02/2012

Brazil's power regulator Aneel has approved the startup of seven wind farms totaling 188 MW of capacity.

Alstom to open wind tower manufacturing plant in Brazil

10/01/2012

Alstom signed a letter of intent with the state of Rio Grande do Sul in southern Brazil to build a wind tower turbine production facility.

Alstom wins wind turbines order in Brazil

09/27/2012

Alstom on Sept. 27 said it has signed two contracts totaling about €270 million ($348 million) with Queiroz Galvão, an infrastructure group in Brazil.

Brazil to invest $132bn in renewables and transmission expansions

09/26/2012

The Brazilian government said it will invest 269 billion reals ($132.2 billion) in the power generation and transmission sectors over the next 10 years.