Vestas and ENGIE Join Forces in Brazil

Vestas and ENGIE join forces in Brazil. They will develop the wind farm of Serra de Assuruá. It will be the largest in Latin America.
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Vestas and ENGIE collaborate in Brazil. The two companies will develop a wind farm, the largest wind farm in Latin America.

Vestas and ENGIE develop wind power in Brazil

This agreement concerns the Serra de Assuruá wind farm. Located in the state of Bahia, Brazil, the project has a capacity of 846 MW. Once built, it will become the largest wind power project in Latin America. Commercial operation of the project is scheduled to begin in the second half of 2024.

This order includes the supply, installation, operation and maintenance of 120 V150-4.5 MW turbines for the first phase of the project. In addition, ENGIE could buy 68 other wind turbines from Vestas. This purchase could occur by the end of 2022 as part of the second phase of the project.

In addition, Vestas will provide an AOM 5000 service contract. This one has a term of 25 years. Thus, it allows to optimize the energy production of the project.

Eduardo Ricotta, president of Vestas Latin America, is delighted with the partnership. He highlights the role of ENGIE and Vestas in Brazil’s energy transition.

“Vestas is pleased to work in partnership with ENGIE Brasil Energia and to reinforce both companies’ interest in accelerating the energy transition in the country.”

Strengthening its position in Brazil

With this contract, Vestas strengthens its presence in Brazil. As a result, the company intends to exceed 8 GW in order intake.

Eduardo Ricotta adds:

“We will continue to play an active role in the development of Brazil’s renewable energy system through the continued collaboration and trust of our partners and through high-impact projects such as Serra de Assuruá.”

In addition, its wind platform remains the most sold in Brazil and in the United States. Worldwide, Vestas has already installed more than 59 GW of wind turbines on this platform.

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