EDF Renewables starts implementation of new wind farm complex in Bahia

Rio de Janeiro, September 5th 2023 – EDF Renewables Brasil has started the process of implementing its newest wind farm in Bahia. The Serra das Almas Wind Farm, located in the municipalities of Urandi, Licínio de Almeida and Jacaraci, in the southwest of the state, will have an installed capacity of 261 MW and 58 turbines, contributing to the economic development of the region. With investments of more than R$ 1 billion, the new project will generate more than 650 work positions during the peak of the construction stages of the complex.

“EDF Renewables seeks to foster the socioeconomic development of the regions in which it operates and, therefore, we prioritize the hiring of local labor. The implementation of the Serra das Almas Wind Farm reinforces our long-term commitment to the state of Bahia, where we have been operating since 2017 with two wind farms,” explains Mauricio Omine, Director of Implementation of EDF Renewables Brazil.

Those interested should send the curriculum via WhatsApp to (77) 99141-4399 or deliver in person at the Socio-Environmental Service Station (PAS), located at Praça do Mercado, n°98, DC5 neighborhood, Urandi / BA. The companies hired by the enterprise will be responsible for the selection and recruitment process. 

About EDF Renewables

EDF Renewables is an international energy company which develops, builds and operates renewable power generation plants. As a major player in the energy transition worldwide, EDF Renewables deploys, within EDF, competitive, responsible and value-creating projects. In every country, our teams show their commitment to local stakeholders every day, adding their expertise and capacity for innovation to the fight against climate change. At the end of 2022, EDF Renewables operates a net installed wind and solar capacity of 11.4 GW (18.5 GW gross) worldwide. Mainly present in Europe and North America, EDF Renewables is pursuing its development by taking a position in promising emerging markets such as: Brazil, China, India, South Africa and in the Middle East. Historically active in onshore wind and photovoltaics, the Company is now strongly positioned on offshore wind and floating wind as well as in new technologies such as energy storage, floating solar and agrivoltaism. In Brazil since 2015, EDF Renewables do Brasil is one of the country’s leaders in the renewable energy sector, totaling more than 1.8 GW in viable solar and wind energy projects in Bahia, Minas Gerais and Paraíba.