Brazil adds 711MW through April

Brazil connected 711MW of wind to its grid in the first four months of this year, equivalent to 29% of all new generation capacity added, according to Mines and Energy Ministry data.

The country’s installed nameplate wind capacity was 3.6GW on 1 May.

Other capacity added through April included 1.175GW from the Santo Antonio and Jiraú dams in the Amazon region, with 510MW from thermoelectric power plants..