Wind farms for centralized energy generation


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Wind farms for centralized energy generation
SectorMost major industry classification systems use sources of revenue as their basis for classifying companies into specific sectors, subsectors and industries. In order to group like companies based on their sustainability-related risks and opportunities, SASB created the Sustainable Industry Classification System® (SICS®) and the classification of sectors, subsectors and industries in the SDG Investor Platform is based on SICS.
Renewable Resources and Alternative Energy
Alternative Energy
Business Model Description

Provide project financing for large-scale wind generation in farms equipped with advanced turbines, to provide either local power (e.g. for adjacent factories or households) or sell into the national energy grid

Expected Impact

This IOA will generate new sources of income and employment for women Contribute to energy security in Brazil through renewable sources

Indicative ReturnDescribes the rate of growth an investment is expected to generate within the IOA. The indicative return is identified for the IOA by establishing its Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Return of Investment (ROI) or Gross Profit Margin (GPM).
5% - 10% (in IRR)
Investment TimeframeDescribes the time period in which the IOA will pay-back the invested resources. The estimate is based on asset expected lifetime as the IOA will start generating accumulated positive cash-flows.
Short Term (0–5 years)
Market SizeDescribes the value of potential addressable market of the IOA. The market size is identified for the IOA by establishing the value in USD, identifying the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) or providing a numeric unit critical to the IOA.
Brazil's wind energy potential is 500 MW, of which only 11 GW is currently installed
Average Ticket Size (USD)Describes the USD amount for a typical investment required in the IOA.
> USD 10 million
Direct ImpactDescribes the primary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Affordable and Clean Energy (SDG 7)
Indirect ImpactDescribes the secondary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Responsible Consumption and Production (SDG 12) Climate Action (SDG 13) Life Below Water (SDG 14)
Sector Sources
  • 1) Bertelsmann Stiftung, 2019, 2) BNDES, 2018, 3) Empresa de Pesquisa Energética, 2019, 4) Empresa de Pesquisa Energética, 2019, 5) APEX< 2019,
IOA Sources
  • 6) UOL, 2019, 7) SEBRAE, 2018,$File/9960.pdf 8) Globo Negócios, 2019, 9) UNFCCC, 2015, 10) Clean Energy, 2019, 11) Urban Economics, 2014, 12) R7 Planalto, 2018, 13) Upside Finance, 2014, 14) Clean Energy, 2019, 15) Associação dos Produtores de Biodiesel do Brasil, 2018, 16) Bracier Comité Brasileiro, 2017, 17) eCycle, 2016, 18) Be Brasil, 2018, 19) SDG Tracker, 2021. 20) Global Gender and Climate Alliance & UNDP, 2016. 21) Evwind, 2020.