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Nordex wind power gets 51 MW Finland wind farm deal

The financial investor Impax Asset Management has placed a second order with Nordex to build a wind farm in Finland. The Kuolavaara-Keulakkopää project (“KUKE”) is being constructed in Finnish Lapland and will comprise 17 N117/3000 Delta wind turbines especially designed for these regions with their medium-strength winds. In order to cope with the cold weather … Continue reading Nordex wind power gets 51 MW Finland wind farm deal

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Vestas receives 16.5 MW wind energy order in Finland

Featuring five V112-3.3 MW wind turbines, the Puuska II wind farm will be the first commercial project in Finland to utilise the Vestas De-icing System (VDS). The order was placed by Rajakiiri Oy, a Finnish wind power company owned by energy and industrial enterprises EPV Energia Oy, Outokumpu Oyj, Oy Katternö Kraft Ab, and Rautaruukki … Continue reading Vestas receives 16.5 MW wind energy order in Finland

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Alstom will supply 9 ECO 122 wind turbines to the Vartinoja wind farm in Finland

Alstom has signed a new contract with Vartinoja 1 Ky to supply a wind farm  located in Siikajoki, Northern Finland. The turnkey contract is worth €35 million  and covers the engineering, manufacture, delivery and commissioning of 9 ECO 122 wind turbines of the 2.7 MW capacity model, ideal for medium and low wind sites. Together … Continue reading Alstom will supply 9 ECO 122 wind turbines to the Vartinoja wind farm in Finland

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Vestas receives 30 MW wind power order in Finland for nine V126-3.3 MW wind turbines

Vestas customer reconcept GmbH places 30 MW order for nine V126-3.3 MW wind turbines, featuring Vestas’ Large Diameter Steel Towers (LDST) that allow for taller hub heights and therefore greater annual energy production at low wind speeds. The Ylivieska Pajukoski project in the Ylivieska region in Finland will feature the increasingly popular V126-3.3 MW turbine … Continue reading Vestas receives 30 MW wind power order in Finland for nine V126-3.3 MW wind turbines

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Eolus enters the Finnish wind energy market by acquiring two wind power projects under development

Besides Sweden where Eolus so far has established more than 430 wind turbines Eolus also have business activities in Norway, Estonia and Latvia. The expansion to Finland which is a less mature market than the Swedish market is partly a result of the credible support system for wind power that now exists in the country. … Continue reading Eolus enters the Finnish wind energy market by acquiring two wind power projects under development

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Wind power slowly picks up speed in Finland

Finland lags behind its European peers in its efforts to develop wind energy resources. However after a slow start, the wind-powered renewable sector is slowly beginning to gather speed. Finland is now trying to catch up to wind power pioneers such as Britain, Denmark, Spain and Germany, countries where wind power accounts for a growing … Continue reading Wind power slowly picks up speed in Finland

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The first commercial wind farm equipped with Gamesa 4.5 MW wind turbines has been inaugurated in Finland

Simo, the first commercial wind farm equipped with Gamesa 4.5 MW wind turbines, has been commissioned in Finland, where the company has installed four G128-4.5 MW machines for TuuliWatti. Specifically designed to withstand low temperatures, these four wind turbines in Simo are the most powerful turbines ever installed in Finland. The 18 MW project is … Continue reading The first commercial wind farm equipped with Gamesa 4.5 MW wind turbines has been inaugurated in Finland

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Vestas receives 99 MW wind power order in Finland

TuuliWatti Oy has placed a 99MW order with Vestas for two projects in Finland using V126-3.3 MW turbines and the new Large Diameter Steel Tower technology. Vestas has received its largest ever order in Finland with a 99 MW order from leading Finnish developer TuuliWatti Oy. The order consists of two projects utilising V126-3.3 MW … Continue reading Vestas receives 99 MW wind power order in Finland

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Nordex gets another Finland wind power order

Finnish Investment company Taaleritehdas has placed another large-scale order with Nordex for a further 19 N117/2400 turbines, which are to be supplied for the Myllykangas wind farm on the northwest coast of Finland. This marks Taaleritehdas’ third calldown under the frame contract, which was signed in 2012 for a total of up to 111 turbines. … Continue reading Nordex gets another Finland wind power order

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Wind power: Nordex awarded contract for eleven N117/3000 wind turbines in Finland

In December 2013, Nordex SE received a contract from wpd europe GmbH for the delivery and installation of eleven turbines for the Mäkikangas wind farm.   The Mäkikangas wind farm is being built on the west coast of Finland close to the town of Pyhäjoki at a site with an annual average wind speed of … Continue reading Wind power: Nordex awarded contract for eleven N117/3000 wind turbines in Finland

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Gamesa signs 285 MW framework agreement with TuuliWatti for delivery of 5 MW turbines in Finland

The agreement contemplates the potential supply of up to 57 wind turbines between 2015 and 2016 to various wind farms, as well as 10-year O&M service agreements.   Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, this morning signed a framework agreement for the supply of up to 285 MW of its 5 MW turbines … Continue reading Gamesa signs 285 MW framework agreement with TuuliWatti for delivery of 5 MW turbines in Finland

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New proposal supports wind energy in Finland

The government of Finland is proposing to simplify the permit procedures related to the construction of wind power plants by introducing changes to the Land Use and Building Act. According to the proposed change, municipalities could issue deviation decisions for constructing wind power plants in already constructed areas that have been designated industrial areas or … Continue reading New proposal supports wind energy in Finland

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Fortum and Mets

Fortum and Metsähallitus have agreed to sell their Kuolavaara-Keulakkopää and Joukhaisselkä pre-construction stage wind power projects in Lapland to the Impax New Energy Investors II Fund (“NEF ll”) managed by Impax Asset Management. Fortum’s share of the projects is 51% and Metsähallitus’s 49%. The Kuolavaara-Keulakkopää project is located in the Kittilä and Sodankylä municipalities. A … Continue reading Fortum and Mets

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Alstom announces R&D cooperation with Lappeenranta University of Technology in Finland at the inauguration of its first wind farm in the Nordic region

Installed in Lappeenranta, Eastern Finland, the Muukko wind farm (21 MW) was inaugurated yesterday by the Finnish Minister of Economic Affairs, Mr Jan Vapaavuori. This wind farm, developed by TuuliTapiola ky and TuuliSaimaa Oy, is equipped with seven Alstom’s 3.0 MW ECO 110 wind turbines suited for medium to low wind sites. Thanks to its … Continue reading Alstom announces R&D cooperation with Lappeenranta University of Technology in Finland at the inauguration of its first wind farm in the Nordic region

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Nordex gets 19.2 MW Finland wind energy order

Wind turbine manufacturer Nordex has been awarded a further project under the framework agreement signed with Finnish Wealth Management company Taaleritehdas in June 2012 for a total of 111 turbines. Nordex will now be supplying and installing eight N117/2400 multi-megawatt turbines mounted on top of 120-metre high towers for the Nyby-li wind farm, which is … Continue reading Nordex gets 19.2 MW Finland wind energy order

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Nordex

Nordex has installed its first N117/2400 wind farm in Finland, simultaneously passing an important milestone in this country. Comprising nine N117/2400 multi-megawatt turbines, the 21.6 MW Honkajoki wind farm has now been connected to the grid for Finnish wealth management company Taaleritehdas. Mounted on steel tube towers with a height of 120 metres, the turbines … Continue reading Nordex

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