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Wind energy in Finland: Vestas wins largest EnVentus order

Glennmont Partners has together with the Finnish developer Ilmatar Energy placed an order with Vestas for the 211 MW Piiparinmäki wind project in the municipalities of Pyhäntä and Kajaani in Finland. Once constructed, the Piiparinmäki wind power project will be the largest wind farm in the country and it is the first Anti-Icing order for … Continue reading Wind energy in Finland: Vestas wins largest EnVentus order

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Farmland, wind energy lease rights to be offered at auction

A 337-acre farm with income-producing wind power leases will be offered at auction October 2, with Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company marketing the property and conducting the event. The auction will include wind rights from four wind turbines leased through 2043 with potential for renewal through 2053.  The assets will be offered in four … Continue reading Farmland, wind energy lease rights to be offered at auction

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Wind power in Finland: Vestas supplies wind turbines to OX2

Vestas has secured an order from the Nordic developer OX2 backed by the UK investor Infracapital for the wind energy projects Kröpuln and Storbacken in Western Finland that will be realised on a merchant basis without any direct financial support. The projects have a total capacity of 60 MW of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines delivered … Continue reading Wind power in Finland: Vestas supplies wind turbines to OX2

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Vestas receives first EnVentus wind energy order, winning largest wind farm in Finland’s first energy auction

Vestas has secured the first wind power order for an EnVentus platform wind turbine, underlining how Vestas continues to develop technology that enables tailored solutions to match customer needs. The order features the largest wind turbine, the V162-5.6 MW, which will be deployed at the 151 MW Simo Sarvisuo wind farm by long-term customer TuuliWatti. … Continue reading Vestas receives first EnVentus wind energy order, winning largest wind farm in Finland’s first energy auction

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Vestas to supply V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for Fortum’s wind energy project in Finland

Vestas has secured an order from Fortum, a publicly listed energy supplier, for the 90 MW wind farm Kalax in the province of Närpio in Western Finland. To maximise power production, Vestas has developed a wind energy solution tailored to the site’s specific wind conditions that features 21 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in 4.3 MW … Continue reading Vestas to supply V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for Fortum’s wind energy project in Finland

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Wind energy in Finland: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas has received a 71 MW wind power order from VALOREM, a major player in the French wind energy market, for the Saunamaa and Suolakangas wind farm projects located in southern Finland. The wind farms are VALOREM’s first in Finland. To maximise power production and cater for local tip height requirements, the Saunamaa project will … Continue reading Wind energy in Finland: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Finland to have 300 wind turbines without subsidies by 2021

The country’s Wind Power Association has identified 11 subsidy free wind farm projects currently under development in Finland. Finland would see “at least 300 wind turbines in operation without any subsidies” by 2021, with the number of investments set to grow amid power purchase agreements (PPAs), said the head of wind power developer WPD Finland. … Continue reading Finland to have 300 wind turbines without subsidies by 2021

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Vestas to deliver wind energy solution for subsidy-free wind farm in Finland by CPC Germania

Underlining wind energy’s position as the cheapest source of energy in many markets around the globe, Vestas has secured an order from CPC Germania for the 50 MW Lakiakangas II wind farm, which will be financed without any state subsidies. Located in Isojoki in the Southern Ostrobothnia region of Finland, Vestas has together with CPC … Continue reading Vestas to deliver wind energy solution for subsidy-free wind farm in Finland by CPC Germania

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Nordex wins wind energy orders for 25 N149 wind turbines in Finland

The Nordex Group has received wind power orders from Nordic’s largest wind farm developer, OX2, for four projects in Finland, with a total installed capacity of 107.4 MW. IKEA Retail Finland, part of INGKA Group, is funding the construction, with the intention to acquire the projects when they are operational in Q1 2020. The projects … Continue reading Nordex wins wind energy orders for 25 N149 wind turbines in Finland

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Nordex builds first larger wind farm with new N149 wind turbines in Finland

In September, the Nordex Group has received an order from project developer Neoen, for the installation of the 81 MW wind farm “Hedet”. The project comprises 18 turbines from the new N149/4.0-4.5 series, which the Nordex Group is to install for its customer on a turnkey basis. Once all the turbines have been set up, … Continue reading Nordex builds first larger wind farm with new N149 wind turbines in Finland

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wpd awards Vestas with 59 MW wind energy project in Finland

Vestas has secured a 59 MW order for 14 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines with long-term customer wpd for the Kuuronkallio project located near Kannus in the Kalajoki region on the west coast of Finland. wpd has secured a power purchase agreement with a third party for the full production of the Kuuronkallio wind park, providing … Continue reading wpd awards Vestas with 59 MW wind energy project in Finland

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Google buys into new Finnish wind energy in renewables search

Google said it has signed a 10-year deal to buy renewable energy from three new wind farms that are being built in Finland and which will power one of its data centers. Big companies have rushed to secure cheap renewable energy to manage costs and reduce their carbon footprint through so-called corporate power purchase agreements … Continue reading Google buys into new Finnish wind energy in renewables search

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Vestas partners with TuuliWatti Oy on first V150-4.2 MW order and Cable Stayed Towers

As Vestas continues to develop market-leading technology and products that enable tailored solutions matching project-specific requirements and wind conditions, Vestas also engages in R&D collaborations with customers on specific projects to introduce and certify the newest wind technology. Demonstrating such a collaboration with a customer, Vestas and long-term customer TuuliWatti Oy are partnering on the … Continue reading Vestas partners with TuuliWatti Oy on first V150-4.2 MW order and Cable Stayed Towers

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First non-subsidised wind farm in Finland

Green energy firm TuuliWatti is investing in the Nordic’s biggest wind turbines, hoping to double the electricity generated from five new, massive wind farms. Wind power company TuuliWatti is building a five-turbine wind power park in the municipality of Ii on the Bay of Bothnia. The firm says the Viinamäki wind farm, to be completed … Continue reading First non-subsidised wind farm in Finland

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WindEurope plugs importance of visibility on renewables plans and support with Finnish Government

WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson met with the Finnish Energy Minister Kimmo Tiilikainen on 26 October before presenting with the Minister at the annual conference of the Finnish Wind Energy Association. Finland has 2 GW of installed wind capacity today, and wind is 4% of its power mix.  The Government has wound up the FiT scheme … Continue reading WindEurope plugs importance of visibility on renewables plans and support with Finnish Government

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Baltics urged to expedite offshore wind energy

The European Forum for Renewable Energy Sources (EUFORES) has stepped up its lobbying of the Baltic States’ governments to expedite their development of offshore wind. EUFORES is a cross-party network of members of the European Parliament and the legislatures of individual EU member states. EUFORES’ president, Claude Turmes, who is also an MEP, signed a … Continue reading Baltics urged to expedite offshore wind energy

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Finland’s First Offshore Wind Farm

Finland’s first offshore wind farm, and the world’s first offshore wind farm built for icy conditions, has commenced operation. The Tahkoluoto demonstration installation includes 10 turbines with a capacity of 4.2 MW each. The farm, located in the Gulf of Bothnia, the northern-most arm of the Baltic Sea, off Finland’s west coast, has an estimated … Continue reading Finland’s First Offshore Wind Farm

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Finland opens its first offshore wind farm

Last week marked a milestone as Finland opened its first ever offshore wind farm. The 42 MW Tahkoluoto wind farm was officially opened – ahead of schedule – by Finnish energy developer Suomen Hyötytuuli. The project first started with a demonstration project (the Pori pilot project) back in 2010. At that time, Siemens supplied a … Continue reading Finland opens its first offshore wind farm

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Nordex receives new order in Finland

The international developer ABO Wind has placed another order with Nordex to build a wind farm in Finland. Following the customer’s last order covering nine turbines in November 2016, a new one has now been placed for three N131/3000s for a new project in west Finland. Nordex will supply the machines for the “Muntila” wind … Continue reading Nordex receives new order in Finland

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Wind energy in Finland: ABO Wind Oy orders nine Nordex N131/3000 wind turbines

Business in Finland continues to grow for Nordex: a major customer, ABO Wind, has ordered nine turbines from the 3 MW series with a rotor diameter of 131 metres through its Finnish subsidiary, ABO Wind Oy. Preparations for installation of the N131/3000 machines for a wind farm in western Finland are to start this winter … Continue reading Wind energy in Finland: ABO Wind Oy orders nine Nordex N131/3000 wind turbines

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