EDP Renewables has inaugurated in a 580MW wind complex in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.
The project includes the Monte Verde I-VI, Boqueirao I-II and Jerusalem I-VI wind farms, which together utilise 138 turbines and has a capacity of around 3000GWh/year.
Construction on Monte Verde I-VI began in April 2021. The project has an installed capacity of 319.2MW and consists of six parks.
The Boqueirao I-II Wind Complex started its construction in June 2021 and has 79MW of installed capacity.
The 180.6MW Jerusalem I-VI Wind Complex commenced construction in January 2021.
"EDP Renewables is proud to inaugurate the Boqueirao, Jerusalem and Monte Verde wind farms, making a significant contribution to harnessing the energy potential of Rio Grande do Norte, a state that has been driving wind production in recent years,” said Duarte Bello, EDP Renewables Chief Operating Officer for Europe and Latin America.
“We will continue to monitor the acceleration of renewable energies in Brazil, with over 7GW in wind and solar energy under development in the country, due to come on stream in the next few years."