Brazil will sustain 37% of wind power expansion in Latin America until 2025, says GWEC

The entity projects that Brazil will be the flagship of the wind sector in Latin America, pulling at least 37% of the expansion until 2025. Amid the economic impacts of the pandemic, the wind industry installed a record 93 GW of new capacity in 2020, a 53% increase over the previous year, according to the report. Total global wind power capacity is 743 GW, which helps the world avoid the emission of more than 1.1 billion tons of CO2 per year, equivalent to the annual carbon emissions of the whole of South America.

Source: Energia Hoje