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Atlantic Renewable Energies begins implementation of its fifth Wind Farm in Brazil

2017-07-14 02:18
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After an investment of R$ 1.3 billion, Lagoa do Barro Wind Farm Complex, in Piaui state, will start operations in 2018

CURITIBA, Brazil, July 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Last June, Atlantic Renewable Energies started the construction of Lagoa do Barro Wind Farm Complex (Complexo Eolico Lagoa do Barro), in Piaui state, Brazil, a development expected to cost R$ 1.3 billion. At full operating capacity, it will have eight wind farms with installed capacity of 195 MW, generated by 65 wind generators in an area of 2,854 hectares.

This is the company's fifth development. Headquartered in the city of Curitiba, in southern Brazil, Atlantic Renewable Energies has been operating since 2009 in the development, implementation and operation of projects to generate electricity from renewable sources. The company currently has active operations in Bahia, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina -- 652 megawatts of power have already been sold.

By combining wind farms and a small hydroelectric power station (or PCH, Pequena Central Hidreletrica), Atlantic has established a safe and profitable business model for investors, keeping its commitment to supplying clean and reliable energy.

The cornerstone of Atlantic's developments is quality, featuring high levels of capacity and guaranteed power generation. The company is also committed to a management model that follows the principles of ESG (Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance), adopts high technology and comprises a staff of qualified professionals who guarantee reliable operations.  

Since 2016, Atlantic is a 100% controlled by the British investment fund Actis, a leading private equity firm focused in emerging markets, with a growing portfolio of investments in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

To learn more about Atlantic Renewable Energies, visit our website:
http://atlanticenergias.com.br/en/

For further information:

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Maria Clara Moreira - maria.moreira@a2ad.com.br
Nailson Pereira - nailson.pereira@a2ad.com.br
Phone: +55 (11) 3872.5565

Source: Atlantic Energias Renovaveis

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