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November 29, 2021

Rio do Vento Expansion Wind Farm, Brazil

By Carmen

Rio do Vento Expansion Wind Farm is a 534.2MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in September 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 534.2 534.2 Permitting Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil Casa dos Ventos Energias Renovaveis

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Casa dos Ventos Energias Renovaveis.

Development Status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in September 2023.

Contractors Involved

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Vestas Wind Systems is expected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Rio do Vento Expansion Wind Farm (Rio do Vento Expansion Wind Farm – Phase I) will be equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V150-4.2 MW turbines. The phase consists of 29 turbines with 4.3MW nameplate capacity.

Rio do Vento Expansion Wind Farm (Rio do Vento Expansion Wind Farm – Phase II) will be equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V150-4.2 MW turbines. The phase consists of 91 turbines with 4.5MW nameplate capacity.

Vestas Wind Systems is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the wind power project for a period of 20 years.

About Casa dos Ventos Energias Renovaveis

Casa dos Ventos Energias Renovaveis SA (CDV) is a renewable energy service provider. The company develops and constructs renewable energy projects in Brazil. It identifies wind resources available for electric generation and extracting wind energy from them. CDV operates in the prospection and development of the projects and implantation and operation of the generating plants. It also invests in infrastructure including improvement of roads that are used to transport equipment for the construction of the wind farms. The company develops projects in Ceara, Piaui, Rio Grande do Norte, Paraiba, Pernambuco and Bahia. Its project portfolio includes Sao Clemente, Tiangua, and Ventos do Araripe III. It has its operations in Salvador and Fortaleza, Brazil. CDV is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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