Brazil: Petrobras studies offshore wind farm with capacity of 4 GW

The park would be located in Aracatu, about 20 kilometers offshore, resulting from a partnership that Petrobras and Equinor signed in 2018 to develop renewable energy projects.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On May 19, the Brazilian oil company Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) announced it is studying, in partnership with Norwegian Equinor, the construction of an offshore wind farm with an installed capacity to generate 4 gigawatts (GW), almost a third of what the giant hydroelectric power plant Itaipu produces (14 GW).

Brazil's largest company informed in a communiqué that the two oil companies have already begun the respective environmental feasibility studies for the construction of the wind farm in the Campos marine basin, in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of the state of Rio de Janeiro . . .

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