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OX2 acquires wind energy project in Finland

OX2, a leading Nordic developer in onshore wind power, and YIT, the largest construction company in Finland, have agreed on the purchase of one of Finland’s largest wind power projects, located in Lestijärvi municipality in Central Ostrobothnia. In the now confirmed transaction, OX2 acquires the project rights for 72 wind turbines from YIT. The total … Continue reading OX2 acquires wind energy project in Finland

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Wind power provided 10 percent of Finland’s electricity last year

The Finnish Wind Power Association says wind farms generated around 10 percent of Finland’s electricity in 2020. Almost 7,800 gigawatt-hours of electricity came from wind-powered sources last year, a rise of around a third on 2019’s figure. Last year, more than 300 megawatts of new wind farm capacity was built in Finland. This year, nearly … Continue reading Wind power provided 10 percent of Finland’s electricity last year

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Siemens Gamesa supplies its 5.X wind turbines to Finnish wind power

Siemens Gamesa to supply 14 SG 5.8-155 turbines optimized for the Alajoki-Peuralinna site in central Finland, with high towers for maximum wind production, with a total height reaching 240 meters. The deal strengthens partnership with wind power company Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy, following both onshore and offshore projects between the two companies Deal in Finland adds … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa supplies its 5.X wind turbines to Finnish wind power

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Developments on offshore wind power in the Baltic Sea

In September 2020, eight Baltic countries (Poland, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia) signed a joint declaration with the Commission to accelerate the development of offshore wind energy in the region, and the Energy Cooperation of The North Seas should help them build on the successes of offshore wind in the North Sea … Continue reading Developments on offshore wind power in the Baltic Sea

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Wind energy in Finland, Nordex’ wind turbines for 188 MW wind farm

First wind turbines in steel tube towers with a hub height of 159 meters. At the end of December 2020, the Nordex Group received another order for N163 / 5.X turbines of the Delta4000 series. wpd placed an order from the Nordex Group for 33 wind turbines for the 188 MW “Karhunnevankangas” wind project in … Continue reading Wind energy in Finland, Nordex’ wind turbines for 188 MW wind farm

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Vestas supplies EnVentus wind turbines in Finland for a 90 MW wind power project

Vestas has secured a 90 MW order from new customer Ålandsbanken for the Murtomaki wind farm. The project comprises 15 V162-6.0 MW wind turbines maximising the yield under the permitted tip height and a 30-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement. Leveraging the upgraded rating of the EnVentus platform, the tailored solution is … Continue reading Vestas supplies EnVentus wind turbines in Finland for a 90 MW wind power project

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Wind energy in Finland, Vestas V162-6.0 MW wind turbines for 74 MW wind farms

Finnish developer Ilmatar Energy has placed an order with Vestas for 74 MW for the Voimamylly and Rasakangas wind projects, set to be located in Southwest and Central Finland. Comprised of six V150-4.2 MW turbines from Vestas’ versatile 4 MW platform, the Voimamylly wind project will be optimised for 4.3 MW, with 135m towers. Combined … Continue reading Wind energy in Finland, Vestas V162-6.0 MW wind turbines for 74 MW wind farms

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Vestas develops wind power plant solution to secure 42 MW order in Finland

Vestas has received an order for 42 MW for the Långnabba wind farm. The project will be developed by Vind AX AB, a Finnish developer and independent power producer, and a new Vestas customer. The project will be located on the Åland Islands, in the Baltic Sea, between the Finnish and Swedish mainland. As Åland’s … Continue reading Vestas develops wind power plant solution to secure 42 MW order in Finland

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Vattenfall and Glennmont sign wind power balancing services deal

Vattenfall and the European clean energy investor Glennmont Partners have signed a long-term agreement to provide balancing services for Piiparinmäki, a new 211 MW onshore wind farm that will become the largest in Finland. The onshore wind farm Piiparinmäki, acquired by Glennmont Partners in September last year, is located in central Finland near Kajaani and … Continue reading Vattenfall and Glennmont sign wind power balancing services deal

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Wind energy in Finland, Nordex has already supplied 1 GW of wind turbines

September marks the ninth anniversary of the Nordex Group’s entry into the Finnish market. In 2011, the Group decided to serve this attractive Nordic market directly with the opening of a branch office in Helsinki. With a recent order for 40 MW of N163/5.X wind turbines – the latest model of the Delta4000 series – … Continue reading Wind energy in Finland, Nordex has already supplied 1 GW of wind turbines

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Vestas’ wind turbines for 86 MW wind farm in Finland

Vestas has secured an order for 86 MW wind turbines with German developer CPC Germania for the Lakiakangas III wind farm located in Isojoki in the Ostrobothnia region of Southern Finland. The order includes the supply, installation and commissioning of 20 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in 4.3 MW power optimized mode, as well as an … Continue reading Vestas’ wind turbines for 86 MW wind farm in Finland

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Wind energy in Finland, Nordex wind turbines for 40 MW wind farm

Wind farm to be equipped with seven Nordex N163/5.X wind turbines. First Finnish wind farm of the VSB Group. VSB has commissioned the Nordex Group to equip its first Finnish wind farm, named “Juurakko”, with the manufacturer’s latest 5 MW wind turbine technology for light-wind sites. As of spring 2022, the Nordex Group will install … Continue reading Wind energy in Finland, Nordex wind turbines for 40 MW wind farm

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Neste Oyj increases the use of wind power at its Finnish production sites to nearly 30%

Neste is committed to reaching carbon neutral production by 2035. As part of this effort, the company is increasing the use of renewable electricity at its production sites in Finland and has signed a wind power agreement with Ilmatar, a wind power company. The agreement has been made together with Borealis, Neste’s long-term partner in … Continue reading Neste Oyj increases the use of wind power at its Finnish production sites to nearly 30%

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Neoen announces the commissioning of Hedet wind farm in Finland, supplying green electricity to Google

Neoen announces the commissioning of Hedet wind farm in Finland, supplying green electricity to Google • The 81 MW Hedet wind farm will generate renewable, carbon-free and competitively priced electricity to cover the power needs of Google’s Hamina data center in Finland • Hedet is the first of Neoen’s assets in Finland to enter service, … Continue reading Neoen announces the commissioning of Hedet wind farm in Finland, supplying green electricity to Google

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Nordex wind turbines for wind energy in Sweden, Norway and Finland

At the Nordex Group, the Nordic region includes three primary markets: Sweden, Norway and Finland. Sweden led the way for the Group’s business footprint in this area, opening its doors in 2006. The branch’s headquarters, which also serve the Norwegian branch, can be found in Uppsala, a city in the south east of the country, … Continue reading Nordex wind turbines for wind energy in Sweden, Norway and Finland

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Wind power in Finland, Nordex wind turbines for 43 MW wind farm

Nordex Group has received an order from its major customer ABO Wind for the supply and installation of nine N149/4.0-4.5 turbines for the Finnish project “Kokkoneva”. The turbines will be supplied in the 4.8 MW operating mode. The contract also includes a premium service contract of the turbines for the term of 15 years with … Continue reading Wind power in Finland, Nordex wind turbines for 43 MW wind farm

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Finland aims to boost wind power by leasing more state land for construction

Prime Minister Sanna Marin‘s government aims to expand wind power production by offering more state lands for construction. They are overseen by Metsähallitus, a state-owned company that administers more than 12 million hectares of state land and water areas. Juha Niemelä, Director General of Metsähallitus, says fostering more wind power is part of the company’s … Continue reading Finland aims to boost wind power by leasing more state land for construction

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Wind power in Firland, E-147 EP5/4.3 MW wind turbines prototype installed

ENERCON has reached the next intermediate objective in its EP5 programme: the E-147 EP5/4.3 MW prototype has been installed at the Paltusmäki wind farm in Finland. The machine is part of a wind farm with five wind turbines ENERCON is building in the region of Ostrobothnia for the customer Energiequelle. The wind energy converters (wind … Continue reading Wind power in Firland, E-147 EP5/4.3 MW wind turbines prototype installed

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Wind energy in Finland, OX2’s third-biggest wind farm

Metsalamminkangas site construction will start soon after the agreement with Lundin petroleum. The site has a projection of a production of 132 MW. Lundin petroleum has plans to coverts its assets into renewable sources. The sources will include a combination with the 24.55 MW turbines from GE Renewable Energy, which manufactured them. The area in … Continue reading Wind energy in Finland, OX2’s third-biggest wind farm

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Wind energy in Finland, Vestas’ wind turbines for 160 MW wind farm

Luxcara, an independent asset manager in the global renewable energy market, and Vestas have closed turbine supply agreements and long-term service agreements for the three wind projects Välikangas, Pihtipudas and Sievi.Vestas has developed a customised wind energy solution that features 38 V150-4.2 MW turbines with site specific towers, capable of optimising annual energy production and offering … Continue reading Wind energy in Finland, Vestas’ wind turbines for 160 MW wind farm

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