In June of 2016, Atlantic Renewable Energies started the construction of Lagoa do Barro Wind Farm Complex, in Piaui state, Brazil, a development expected to cost R$1.3 billion. At full operating capacity, it will have eight wind farms with installed capacity of 195 MW, generated by 65 wind-generators in an area of 2,854 hectares.
By combining wind farms and a small hydroelectric-power station (or PCH, Pequena Central Hidreletrica), Atlantic has established a safe and profitable business model for investors, keeping its commitment to supplying clean and reliable energy.
This is the company’s fifth wind development. Headquartered in the city of Curitiba, in southern Brazil, Atlantic Renewable Energies has been operating since 2009 in the development, implementation, and operation of projects to generate electricity from renewable sources.
The company currently has active operations in Bahia, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina, 652 MW of power have already been sold.
The cornerstone of Atlantic’s developments is quality, featuring high levels of capacity and guaranteed power generation. The company is also committed to a management model that follows the principles of ESG (Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance), adopts high technology and comprises a staff of qualified professionals who guarantee reliable operations.
Since 2016, Atlantic is a 100% controlled by the British investment fund Actis, a leading private equity firm focused in emerging markets, with a growing portfolio of investments in Asia, Africa and Latin America.