RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The expansion of installed electricity capacity from wind power in Brazil reached 3,051.29 megawatts (MW) in 2021, considering November data. This is the most significant increase in this source since 2014 when the National Electric Energy Agency (ANEEL) connected 2,786 MW for commercial operation.
Currently, wind power plants make up 20.1 gigawatts (GW) of installed capacity, representing 11.11% of the Brazilian energy matrix.
In November alone, ANEEL launched projects with a total capacity of 561.13 MW for commercial operation.
In 2021, the total installed capacity to date for all renewal . . .