Brazil Queiroz Galvao starts tests at 76-MW wind complex
Jul 11, 2014 - Brazilian renewable energy firm Queiroz Galvao Energias Renovaveis, part of industrial group Queiroz Galvao, has this week announced the start of test operations of its 75.6-MW Amontada wind power complex in Ceara state.
Construction of the complex, which has a total 28 wind turbines, began in January 2013.
The Brazilian National Social and Economic Development Bank (BNDES) has recently approved financing of BRL 173.3 million (USD 78m/EUR 57.3m) for the project.
Queiroz Galvao has installed wind parks with a 197.4-MW capacity in Ceara state, including Amontada. The company also develops wind power projects in Rio Grande do Norte and Piaui states.
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