Brazil Bioenergy to break ground on 1,400-MW wind park in Mar 2013

(SeeNews) - Jan 25, 2013 - Brazilian renewable energy generation company Bioenergy will break ground on its 1,400-MW wind power park in northern Maranhao state in March, Bioenergy's president, Sergio Marques, said this week during a meeting with Maranhao's governor, Roseana Sarney.
The project, to be installed in the Tutoia and Paulino Neves municipalities, on the east coast of the state, is seen to cost about BRL 6 billion (USD 2.954bn/EUR 2.211bn).
According to Marques, the construction of the undertaking is envisaged to occur in three phases, with the last one scheduled for completion by 2016. The first turbines, however, will be launched in March 2014, the president noted.

(BRL 1 = USD 0.492/EUR 0.369)

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