Larger Wind Turbines Have Edge In Competition For New Contracts

With the introduction of a new 3.4 MW platform, Siemens Gamesa dominates hiring linked to more recent projects in the country, alongside Acciona

With the introduction of a new 3.4 MW platform, Siemens Gamesa dominates hiring linked to more recent projects in…
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Jul 18, 2018 - Reuters

A joint venture between Brazilian miner Vale SA and utility Cemig is considering acquiring an unfinished wind park from Renova Energia, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. Joint venture Alianca Geracao de Energia SA is evaluating Renova's Alto Sertao III complex in the northeastern state of Bahia, which when complete will have capacity of roughly 400 megawatts, the sources said. The complex has generated interest among half a dozen potential buyers, including Alianca Geracao, one of the people said."There are various proposed buyers, not just Alianca. No one has been given exclusivity," a second source said. The sources declined to name other potential buyers.

Jul 18, 2018 - Agencia Brasil – EBC

Information and evidence gathered as part of plea bargain statements and leniency deals forged in Brazil under Operation Carwash will be accepted by court authorities in Argentina. The talks on the use of material in Argentine courts were concluded last Friday (Jul. 13) between Brazil’s Office of the Prosecutor-General (PGR) and Argentina’s Prosecution Office. The cooperation agreement was conceived by the Secretariat for International Cooperation (SCI), linked to the Federal Prosecution Service (MPF). Over the course of the last six months, the secretariat was able to reach a consensus with Argentina, which was hesitant in granting immunity to those making plea bargain statements in exchange for information.

Jul 18, 2018 - UPI

A three-year agreement for work in offshore infrastructure covers Brazil, one of the world's emerging oil leaders, TechnipFMC said. The French field services company said it secured the agreement, which includes a two-year renewable option, with Petrobras. The agreement covers infrastructure like underwater pipelines. "We are extremely pleased to have won this important services agreement. It reinforces our long-term commitment to Petrobras' ongoing and future operations," Hallvard Hasselknippe, the president of TechnipFMC's subsea business, said in a statement. In June, TechnipFMC announced its partnership with DOF Subsea started an eight-year contract with Petrobras for use of construction vessel Skandi Recife.