Honda Unit to Build 27 Megawatt Wind Power Station in Brazil

A unit of Honda Motor Co. (7267) in Brazil will invest about 100 million reals ($50 million) in a wind farm.

It will be built in the city of Xangri-la in Rio Grande do Sul and is expected to start running in Sept. 2014, the company said in a statement.

The project by Honda Automoveis do Brasil Ltda. will have 9 turbines and a total capacity of 27 megawatts, according to Tomohiro Okada, a Honda spokesman.

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