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Finland’s largest wind farm opens on west coast

By 2030, wind power generation will account for one fifth of Finland’s electricity production, predicts CEO Jari Suominen. He asserts that wind power will set the floor price against which other forms of electricity will be forced to compete. A project billed as Finland’s biggest wind energy development was formally opened on Tuesday in Kalajoki. … Continue reading Finland’s largest wind farm opens on west coast

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Taaleri orders eleven additional Nordex N131/3000 wind turbines

Good start to the third quarter for Northern Europe in Finland: The Nordex group has received a further call-off from its frame agreement with the Finnish asset management company, Taaleri. For the wind farm “Kivivaara- Peuravaara”, the manufacturer will supply eleven additional N131/3000 turbines. With this order, the customer has raised the number of turbines … Continue reading Taaleri orders eleven additional Nordex N131/3000 wind turbines

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Wind power in Finland: Extension for Kivivaara wind farm with Nordex wind turbines

Second helping in Finland: the customer Taaleri has ordered six more turbines from the Nordex Group for its “Kivivaara-Peuravaara” wind farm. The asset management company founded in 2010 is adding a further six N131/3000 machines to its wind farm located in the north-east of the country. The turbines from the Delta series are to be … Continue reading Wind power in Finland: Extension for Kivivaara wind farm with Nordex wind turbines

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Major wind energy potential in Finland

WSB Neue Energien Group continues its international expansion. The company founded in 1996 with headquarters in Dresden, is now entering the Northern European wind energy market. As part of this expansion, it established a Finnish subsidiary, VSP Uusiutuva Energia Oy, in Helsinki in early 2016. Widespread consistently good wind conditions, a stable investment environment and … Continue reading Major wind energy potential in Finland

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Third call-off from frame contract for Nordex in Finland

Nordex’ customer steps up the pace in Finland. The Finnish asset management company Taaleri, formerly named Taaleritehdas, has now called down the third and so far largest project from the recent frame contract with Nordex, which is financed from the fund Taaleritehtan tuulitehdas II. The manufacturer will be installing 13 N131/3000 turbines for the “Kivivaara” … Continue reading Third call-off from frame contract for Nordex in Finland

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Wind power in Finland: Nordex wind turbines for wind farms

Nordex has signed a frame contract with the Finnish asset management company Taaleritehdas. The companies have agreed on the delivery of 72 N131/3000 turbines for six projects in 2016 and 2017.     The planned projects are intended for different IEC-3 sites in Finland. The customer has now called down the first two wind farms, … Continue reading Wind power in Finland: Nordex wind turbines for wind farms

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Wind power in Finland: Ikea to acquire 42 MW wind farm

Under the terms of the deal, OX2 will replace the existing 10 wind  turbines at the wind farm on artificial islands with 13 new ones supplied by Siemens.   The 42MW wind farm will include eight Siemens SWT-130 3.3MW wind turbines offshore, and five Siemens SWT-113 3.2 MW onshore. The total height of the turbines … Continue reading Wind power in Finland: Ikea to acquire 42 MW wind farm

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Wind power in Finland: Vestas receives 117 MW order

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order with a total capacity of 117 MW in Finland, comprising 34 V136-3.45 MW turbines.   Additional information about the project: Customer: EPV Tuulivoima Oy Project name: Metsälä Location/Country: Vaasa region, Finland Number of MW: 117 MW Number of turbines/turbine type 34 x V136-3.45 MW turbines Contract type: Supply-and-installation Contract … Continue reading Wind power in Finland: Vestas receives 117 MW order

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Wind power in Finland: wind farm will be powered by 93MW of Vestas wind turbines

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for the largest wind power plant in Finland to date. The order for the Simo III project comprises 27 x V126-3.45 MW turbines and includes delivery, installation, and a 10-year Active Output Management (AOM) 5000 service agreement. The delivery of turbines is expected to start in 2016, … Continue reading Wind power in Finland: wind farm will be powered by 93MW of Vestas wind turbines

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

The Tohkoja project order comprises 22 V117-3.3 MW turbines, equipped with the Vestas De-icing System.  The order includes delivery, installation, and a 15-year Active Output Management (AOM) 5000 service agreement. Delivery of the turbines is expected to begin in the second quarter of 2016, with commissioning expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of … Continue reading Wind energy in Finland: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind power in Finland: WPD to start 72.6 MW wind farm

WPD is set to commence construction of the 72.6MW Tohkoja wind farm in Finland. The Tohkoja wind farm, which is the company’s third project in the country, will be backed by wpd equity, the Commerzbank and the Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale.   Featuring 22 wind turbines, the project is planned to be completed in December. WPD … Continue reading Wind power in Finland: WPD to start 72.6 MW wind farm

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Wind energy in Finland: Vestas wind turbines for a wind power plant

Finnish wind energy production company Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy has placed an order with Vestas for its Nik-karinkaarto wind power project in Raahe, Finland.   The delivery consists of 10 V126-3.3 MW wind turbines with a hub height of 137 meters. The order includes installation and commissioning as well as an Active Output Management (AOM) 4000 … Continue reading Wind energy in Finland: Vestas wind turbines for a wind power plant

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Finland could build 100% renewable energy grid by 2050 with solar energy and wind power

A fully renewable energy system, including all energy consuming sectors, is not only a possible but a viable solution for Finland, according to a new research. Researchers from Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) have investigated renewable energy system options for Finland in 2050 and the results indicate that a fully renewable energy system is possible, … Continue reading Finland could build 100% renewable energy grid by 2050 with solar energy and wind power

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Eolus acquires wind power project in Finland

Eolus expands its operations in Finland by acquiring a stake of 30 MW in the wind power project Pörtom in Närpes in Ostrobothnia. Eolus Finnish subsidiary buys all shares in the company Triventus Pörtom Wind Oy for 500 TEUR from Triventus. The part of the project that Eolus acquires includes locations for nine wind turbines … Continue reading Eolus acquires wind power project in Finland

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Wind energy in Finland: Vestas wind turbines for two wind power plants

The order for seven V126-3.3 MW wind turbines has been placed by E-Group for the Posio I wind farm project in Posio, Lappland and Kuusamo, Northern Ostrobothnia. Turbine delivery is expected to begin in the second quarter of 2016. The contract includes delivery, installation and commissioning of the turbines, a 10-year Active Output Management (AOM) … Continue reading Wind energy in Finland: Vestas wind turbines for two wind power plants

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Nordic wind farm players agree merger

Norway’s Havgul Clean Energy and Sweden’s Triventus Wind Power are merging to form Havgul Nordic.   The new entity will be the first pan-Nordic wind farm developer and have 15 projects totalling 1554 MW under development in Finland, Norway and Sweden. The companies said Havgul Nordic will “provide a single platform for investors to access … Continue reading Nordic wind farm players agree merger

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Wind turbines aims to limit harm to birds

The threat posed to birds by wind turbines has long been debated. A wind farm being built off Finland’s west coast will feature a new system designed to limit the danger — potentially setting a new standard for future wind power facilities in the country.   The 11-turbine maritime wind farm to open next summer on Tahkoluoto Island … Continue reading Wind turbines aims to limit harm to birds

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Wind power in Finland: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

Launched last year, Nordex’s N131/3000 wind turbine is attracting growing demand outside Germany as well: Thus, Finnish asset management company Taaleritehdas has ordered the first models from this series. Accordingly, Nordex will be enlarging the “Myllykangas” wind farm with the addition of a further three turbines, namely two N131/3000 turbines and one N117/2400 turbine. The … Continue reading Wind power in Finland: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

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Rapid growth of wind power production in Finland

Last year witnessed a rapid growth of wind power production in Finland, said the Finnish Wind Power Association on Wednesday.   The association said in a press release that the total production of wind power in Finland exceeded 1 billion kilowatt hours in 2014, which grew by 43 percent compared to the previous year. The … Continue reading Rapid growth of wind power production in Finland

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Twelve Nordex N117/3000 wind turbines ordered by wpd europe for Finland wind farm

wpd europe GmbH has again awarded Nordex SE a contract for the delivery and installation of twelve Generation Delta turbines for a wind farm in Finland plus a 15-year premium service contract. Comprising twelve N117/3000 turbines, the “Jokela” wind farm is to be constructed from mid 2015 close to the town of Kalajoki in western … Continue reading Twelve Nordex N117/3000 wind turbines ordered by wpd europe for Finland wind farm

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