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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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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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