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Industrial Info Resources

April 27, 2012 06:50 ET

Brazil's Wind Power Expansion Threatened by Changing Scenario, an Industrial Info News Alert

CORDOBA, ARGENTINA--(Marketwire - Apr 27, 2012) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources Latin America (Cordoba, Argentina) -- Brazil plans to begin operating 4,592 megawatts (MW) of wind power generation within the next two years, which will be added to the existing 1,502 MW of installed wind capacity. However, this expansion of wind power generation in Brazil faces several scenarios that destabilize installation schedules planned for the next two years. Connection problems, environmental licensing process, poor logistics and a lack of financing are causing delays and could lead to withdrawal from wind projects by entrepreneurs.

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