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Facebook signs deal with Vattenfall to power data centres with wind energy

Facebook, has signed a deal with Swedish power company, Vattenfall, to supply its data centres in Norway and Sweden with renewable power. The 15-year deal will see Vattenfall provide 1,00GWh of power annually, sourced from the 294MW capacity Bjerkreim wind farms. The three farms will feature 70 4.2MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbines and will be … Continue reading Facebook signs deal with Vattenfall to power data centres with wind energy

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Vestas partners with Swedish utility, Vattenfall, and Danish pension fund, PKA, for 353 MW wind energy project in Sweden

With wind energy becoming the lowest cost of energy solution in many markets, the global wind energy market is expanding and creating new opportunities that involve new customer segments, partnership constellations, technology solutions and financing structures. As the global leader in wind energy, Vestas continues to be highly involved in this evolution and is together … Continue reading Vestas partners with Swedish utility, Vattenfall, and Danish pension fund, PKA, for 353 MW wind energy project in Sweden

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Will Sweden increase its offshore wind energy volumes?

On Friday 23 March WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson participated in the seminar ‘Recent development in offshore wind in Sweden and trends in Europe’ organised by Bird & Bird in Stockholm. The event explored the options outlined in a recently published study by the Swedish Energy Agency. The study looks at the feasibility of boosting further deployment … Continue reading Will Sweden increase its offshore wind energy volumes?

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4 MW platform’s flexibility secures 72 MW order in Sweden from long-term customer Stena Renewable AB

Long-term customer Stena Renewable AB has placed a 72 MW order for two projects in southern Sweden. Utilising the 4 MW platform’s flexibility, Vestas will deliver 16 V136-3.45 MW turbines with 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode specifically increased to 3.8 MW for the Kronoberget wind power project, and 3 V136-3.45 MW turbines in 3.6 MW … Continue reading 4 MW platform’s flexibility secures 72 MW order in Sweden from long-term customer Stena Renewable AB

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Falck Renewables and Nordex start the year with a 115 MW order for Sweden

Falck Renewables, through its Swedish subsidiaries, has awarded the Nordex Group two contracts to supply in total 31 N131/3900 wind turbines and the associated civil and electrical infrastructure works on an EPC turn-key basis for the two Swedish projects “Aliden” and “Brattmyrliden”. Preliminary works have started with activity intensifying during 2018 and 2019 respectively. Commercial … Continue reading Falck Renewables and Nordex start the year with a 115 MW order for Sweden

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Eolus places 279 MW order for four projects, taking Vestas’ announced 2017 order intake in Sweden past 1 GW

Vestas has secured a 279 MW order in Sweden from long-term customer Eolus Vind AB that comprises of 61 V136-3.45 MW turbines with 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode specifically increased to 3.8 MW for the Kråktorpet and Nylandsbergen wind power projects, and 13 V136-3.45 MW with 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode for the Sötterfällan and … Continue reading Eolus places 279 MW order for four projects, taking Vestas’ announced 2017 order intake in Sweden past 1 GW

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Wood awarded construction management contract for Europe’s largest single-site onshore wind farm in Sweden

Wood has been appointed by GE Energy Financial Services and Green Investment Group Limited as the owner’s engineer on the 650MW Markbygden ETT Onshore Wind Farm located in Swedish Lapland near the town of Piteå. The project, which comprises 179 3.63MW GE wind turbine generators, is set to become Europe’s largest single-site onshore wind farm … Continue reading Wood awarded construction management contract for Europe’s largest single-site onshore wind farm in Sweden

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Wind energy in Sweden: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm of Vasa Vind

Vasa Vind, together with their long-term instuitional partner, have ordered 23 V110-2.0 MW turbines for the 49 MW Munkflohögen wind park located outside Östersund in central Sweden. Utilising the 2 MW platform’s flexibility, the turbines will be delivered in various power modes that maximise each turbine’s energy production based on its specific location at the … Continue reading Wind energy in Sweden: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm of Vasa Vind

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Nordex received new order from Sweden

The Nordex Group has been awarded a further contract from OX2. The Swedish project developer has now ordered nine N117/3600 turbines, which will be able to make optimum use of the energy available at their planned site. Moreover, with their low noise emissions it will be possible to operate them without any curtailment. The contract … Continue reading Nordex received new order from Sweden

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OX2 places 357 MW landmark order for first V136-4.2 MW wind turbines

Less than six months after launching the upgraded V136-4.2 MW turbine, Vestas has received the  first order for the new turbine through a 357 MW landmark order for the Valhalla project that is Vestas’ largest to date in Sweden. The press release references company announcement no. 53/2017 of 18 December 2017. Placed by long-term customer … Continue reading OX2 places 357 MW landmark order for first V136-4.2 MW wind turbines

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Vestas receives 357 MW order in Sweden

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in Sweden, comprising 85 V136-4.2 MW turbines, with a total capacity of 357 MW, ref. Company announcement No. 52/2017 of 15 December 2017. Additional information about the project: Customer: Ox2 Construction AB Project name: Valhalla Location/Country: Ockelbo, Sweden Number of MW: 357 MW Number of turbines/turbine type(s): … Continue reading Vestas receives 357 MW order in Sweden

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Peikko delivers gravity foundations to Markbygden Wind Farm

Peikko Group’s Swedish subsidiary Peikko Sverige AB has received a substantial order to deliver gravity foundation technology to Markbygden Wind Park in the Piteå area, Northern Sweden. Peikko delivers its reinforcement package including rebar coupling systems and punching and shear reinforcement for the 16 foundations of the wind park’s first phase. Peikko is also responsible … Continue reading Peikko delivers gravity foundations to Markbygden Wind Farm

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Natural Power advises on Europe’s largest single-site onshore wind farm – Markbygden, Sweden

Leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power, has completed due diligence on behalf of GE Energy Financial Services (GE EFS) and Green Investment Group Limited (Green Investment Group), part of Macquarie Group (Macquarie) for the acquisition of the 650-MW Markbygden ETT onshore wind farm in Northern Sweden, which reached financial close on 7th November … Continue reading Natural Power advises on Europe’s largest single-site onshore wind farm – Markbygden, Sweden

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GE and Green Investment Group to Deliver 650 MW of Onshore Wind Energy to Sweden

GE Renewable Energy to provide 179 of its 3.6-137 wind turbines to Markbygden ETT wind farm, currently the largest single site onshore wind installation to be delivered in Europe. Green Investment Group and GE Energy Financial Services partner as 50/50 equity investors to acquire the project from Svevind and raise remaining capital from debt markets.Landmark … Continue reading GE and Green Investment Group to Deliver 650 MW of Onshore Wind Energy to Sweden

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Village of Simris supplied entirely with locally produced, renewable energy in Sweden

Sun, wind and a big battery: These are the ingredients with which E.ON is bringing the small village of Simris, located in the region of Scania in southern Sweden, onto 100 percent renewable energy. The energy for the approximately 140 households basically comes from wind turbines with installed capacity of 500 kilowatts (kW) and photovoltaic … Continue reading Village of Simris supplied entirely with locally produced, renewable energy in Sweden

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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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Wind power in Sweden: Vestas wind turbines awarded its largest order to date

APG Group and Vasa Vind, a HgCapital Renewable Partners company, have placed an order for 288 MW of V136-3.45 MW wind turbines, making the order the largest V136-3.45 MW order to date and the largest Vestas order ever in Sweden. Press release from Vestas Northern Europe, Malmö, Sweden.   The firm and unconditional order comprises … Continue reading Wind power in Sweden: Vestas wind turbines awarded its largest order to date

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Vestas receives 15-year service contract for seven wind farms in Sweden

The seven wind farms were previously serviced in-house by Arise but with this new agreement Vestas takes over the full responsibility for servicing the 86 MW, underlining Vestas’ competitiveness in the Swedish service market and ability to optimise wind park performance and energy output. The service contract is a full-scope 15-year Active Output Management 5000 … Continue reading Vestas receives 15-year service contract for seven wind farms in Sweden

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Peikko delivers gravity foundation technology to Lehtirova wind farm in Northern Sweden

Peikko Group has received an order to deliver gravity foundation technology to Lehtirova wind park in Norrbotten county in northern Sweden. The deliveries consist of the MODIX Center Anchor, MODIX Rebar Splicings and PSB Shear Reinforcement as well as all other standard rebar components of the foundation. Peikko is also responsible for the foundation design … Continue reading Peikko delivers gravity foundation technology to Lehtirova wind farm in Northern Sweden

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Environmental permit of 57 wind turbines in the Åndberg wind farm gains legal force

In December 2015 Rabbalshede Kraft was granted an environmental permit for the Åndberg wind farm in the municipality of Härjedalen. The permit, comprising up to 57 wind turbines (approximately 200 MW), has now gained legal force. The Åndberg area is largely designated by the Swedish Energy Agency as a national interest area for wind power … Continue reading Environmental permit of 57 wind turbines in the Åndberg wind farm gains legal force

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