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Nordex secures largest order yet in Colombia

Nordex secures largest order yet in Colombia

Nordex has secured an order to supply 41 of its N149/4.0-4.5 turbines for a wind farm understood to be successful in Colombia’s clean energy tender in 2019.

SGRE wins 170MW in Chile

SGRE wins 170MW in Chile

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has won two contracts to supply and maintain 34 of its SG 5.0-145 wind turbines across two sites in Chile making up 170MW in capacity.

Mining giant signs 'record deal' for Brazilian wind power

Mining giant signs 'record deal' for Brazilian wind power

Mining group Anglo American has agreed to buy some of the output from a 195MW section of a 504MW wind cluster owned by Brazilian developer Casa dos Ventos.

Enel prepares to produce green hydrogen

Enel prepares to produce green hydrogen

Italy’s Enel expects to be producing green hydrogen within a year, with likely sites for its first wind and solar farms with electrolysers seen in the US, Chile and Spain, said Antonio Cammisecra, the company’s head of global power generation.

AES Gener targets 1.1GW in Chile and Colombia

AES Gener targets 1.1GW in Chile and Colombia

Developer AES Gener plans to invest $1.8 billion over the next four years in renewable energy projects in Chile and Colombia, including 1.1GW of wind projects.

Chile advances South America's biggest wind farm

Chile advances South America's biggest wind farm

Chilean energy company Colbun has applied for an environmental licence to build the largest wind project in Latin America.