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First in South America: Ventus Ingenieria in Uruguay chooses Breeze for wind farm management

Ventus Ingenieria's wind farm in Uruguay.

Uruguay-based Ventus Ingenieria has chosen the Breeze system for wind farm management. This marks the first wind farm on the South American continent to be installed in Breeze.

Uruguay-based Ventus Ingenieria has chosen the Breeze system for wind farm management. This marks the first wind farm on the South American continent to be installed in Breeze.

The Libertad wind farm in the San Jose department has 4 Vestas V100 1.8 / 2.0 MW turbines with a total generating capacity of 7.7 MW. The wind farm has been producing power since June 2014 and sells power on the spot market.  Uruguay aims to generate as much as 38% of its power from wind by 2018.

“Once our wind park was constructed, a long journey began to control and maintain it at its full potential. For that, we found Breeze, a state-of-the-art tool that adapts to all our needs. Ventus is honored to be the first developer in South America to implement Breeze Production system in a wind park.” said Juan Pablo Saltre, Founding Partner of Ventus Ingenieria.

“We are pleased to be working with the professionals at Ventus Ingenieria to help them maximize energy production and employ leading-edge analysis techniques. We are looking forward to a close cooperation,” said Jonas Corné, CEO of Breeze.

Breeze, a product of Greenbyte AB in Gothenburg Sweden, is a modern user-friendly wind farm management system. With over 130 wind farms in 11 countries, Breeze is at the forefront of bringing state of the art, cloud-based software to the wind industry to increase power production.