|Wobben approaches 1GW of installed capacity in Latin Ameria|
|Seg, 02 de Janeiro de 2012 18:22|
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Wobben, the Brazilian subsidiary of Enercon of Germany, installed the 45th turbine at Cerro Chato on 20 December, completing the three farm project (Cerro Chato I, II and III), in Santa do Livramento, Rio Grande do Sul. Each of the three projects, constructed by Electrosul and contracted for 20 years under the 2009 wind energy auctions, has capacity of 30MW and is equiped with E-82 Wobben generators with 2000 kw capacity and concrete towers of 108 metres.
Separately, Wobben is completing a series of projects in Guamaré, Rio Grande do Norte, eight months ahead of schedule. That series, which includes four farms (Potiguar, Cabugi, Juriti and Mangue Seco), incorporates 52 E-82 turbines, each with capacity of 2MW - and is the largest farm with this type of turbine in the country (capacity of 104 MW). The Guamaré projects were constructed by Petrobras, in partnership with Alubar Anergia, Eletrobrás and Wobben Windpower.
Wobben, which has now been operating in Brazil for 16 years and has installed generators with capacity of 650 MW in 28 farms (of which three have been operational for more than 13 years), is currently constructing projects for CPFL (Santa Clara I, II, III, IV, V and VI and Eurus VI in Parazinho, Rio Grande do Norte) involving the installation of 94 E-82 generators, with total capacity of 188 MW. In partnership with Elecnor/Enerfin, Wobben is installing 21 E-82 generators at the 42 MW Fazenda Rosário 1, 2 and 3 projects in Palmares do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul. The company is also working on a number of projects in Osório, Rio Grande do Sul: Osório 2 and 3 (25 generators with capacity of 50MW) and Sangradouro 2 and 3 (also 25 generators with capacity of 50 MW).
Wobben has also recently signed contracts for projects in Uruguay (the 100 MW Peralta project) and announced that the Usina Eólica de Diademathe, built by Hychio (Capsa group) in Argentina, has entered into commercial operation. Even excluding new contracts, Wobben has confirmed that it is set to reach the milestone of 1GW of installed capacity in Latin Ameria this year.