23 Apr '15, 1pm

ABB wins $30M orders to provide power infrastructure for #wind farms in #Brazil: #renewables http…

ABB wins $30M orders to provide power infrastructure for #wind farms in #Brazil: #renewables http…

The two complexes are comprised of 13 wind farms. The projects in northeastern Brazil are scheduled for completion in 2016. Once finished, they will be capable of generating enough renewable energy to meet the consumption needs of about 300,000 local households, avoiding the annual emission of approximately 325.000 tons of carbon dioxide. The two 216 and 130 MW wind complexes São Clemente and Tianguá will be located in the states of Pernambuco and Ceará. Casa dos Ventos has the largest portfolio of wind projects in Brazil, with more than 4,800 MW of renewables capacity in operation or under construction. “These substations and related infrastructure will facilitate the integration, transmission and distribution of clean wind energy to serve growing electricity needs in the region,” said Claudio Facchin, president of ABB’s Power Systems division. “They will also help streng...

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