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Scandal-struck oil company to build offshore wind in Brazil

One of the world's largest oil companies will dive into offshore wind.

Photo: Felipe Dana, AP

Brazil's state-owned oil company has been awarded the task of building the country's first offshore wind farm and is already in full-swing, reports Recharge on the impending plans which until now, did not seem to attract major media attention.

Thus, there are not many further details available, other than the fact that it will serve as an experimental park which will use between four and five MW. A representative from a think tank in the Rio Grande do Norte region has said that it hopes that the project will lead to an offshore wind market in the country.

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