More Latin America Wind News

Mexico Had More Than 54 GW of Electric Generating Capacity in 2014


Power generation is growing in Mexico with more than three-quarters of the nation’s electricity and capacity coming from fossil fuels, according to a report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Sept. 21.

Mexico's Ready to Do Business in the Wind Sector


The Mexican government announced in late 2014 that it is going to implement a new energy policy that would open up the electricity market for oil and gas.

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


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


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


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


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

EDF Renewable unit adds wind energy project to its mix


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


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


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


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

Wind energy farms OK to begin construction


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.