Wind Power: Brazil's Second Act

The ethanol leader is quickly ramping up its wind capacity and has what it takes to grow to a large market, says one industry figure

Brazil, the world's No. 2 producer of ethanol, hopes to become a power in another alternative energy field. The country intends to become Latin America's clean energy king by increasing fivefold its capacity to generate electricity from wind by 2013—harnessing the same trade winds that propelled European sailors to the Americas five centuries ago.

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