Alstom builds second wind production plant in Brazil

Alstom is building a second factory in Brazil as it prepares to meet an expected doubling of its local order-book.

The French manufacturer already has a nacelle and hub-assembly facility in Camaçari and is now developing a second factory at an undisclosed location.

The company declined to provide details of operations at the new plant or how much it will cost to build. However, construction has already begun and the plant should be up and running next year.

Alstom currently has 400MW of wind capacity in construction or ordered in Brazil. It expects soon to announce orders that will double that figure, including business from other Latin American countries.

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