Tag Archives: Sweden

Vestas ships first V112-3.0 MW offshore wind turbines

Yesterday’s first ever shipment of V112-3.0 MW offshore turbines marks a significant milestone for Vestas in several ways. The shipment confirms Vestas’ strong presence in the offshore-market with the highly competitive V112-3.0 MW offshore specific turbine. It also marks the first shipment of offshore turbines based on Vestas’ industry leading pre-assembly concept where the offshore … Continue reading Vestas ships first V112-3.0 MW offshore wind turbines

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Court gives approval to huge Swedish offshore wind farm

The wind power project being developed by Blekinge Offshore would have 700 offshore wind turbines with a capacity of 2,500 MW, will cost up to DKK 45 billlion and construction could start in 2014 or 2015. As many as 25 vessels will be required to support logistics for equipment and personnel at the Anholt Wind … Continue reading Court gives approval to huge Swedish offshore wind farm

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Arise to build new wind farms in southern Sweden for SEK 400 million

Arise Windpower AB (STO:AWP): A decision has been taken to build 15 wind farms in three separate projects in southern Sweden. Construction is scheduled to begin in the spring and the turbines are expected to go into operation in the third quarter of this year. The 15 wind turbines have an installed capacity of about … Continue reading Arise to build new wind farms in southern Sweden for SEK 400 million

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New way of predicting ice on Wind Turbines

As wind turbines become an increasingly important source of energy, there is a growing need to better predict when ice forms on them and prevents electricity from being produced. A research project at SMHI has developed new methods for projecting ice formation on wind turbines. There is growing interest in wind turbines as an energy … Continue reading New way of predicting ice on Wind Turbines

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GE to Provide Stena Renewable AB with 10, 1.6-Megawatt Wind Turbines for Project Fredriksdal in Sweden

Fredriksdal Energi AB, a fully owned subsidiary of Stena Renewable AB, has selected 10 GE (NYSE: GE) 1.6-100 wind turbinesfor its new project in Sweden. The turbines will produce 16 megawatts of electricity, enough to power 11,000 Swedish homes. GE will transport, install and commission the turbines for the wind farm during 2013 in Fredriksdal, … Continue reading GE to Provide Stena Renewable AB with 10, 1.6-Megawatt Wind Turbines for Project Fredriksdal in Sweden

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SCA, E.ON sign wind energy JV agreement

Swedish paper products company SCA AB (SCA-B.SK) said Friday it has signed a joint venture with German utility E.ON AG under which they will together develop a number of wind power projects. The joint venture includes approximately 270 wind power stations and a total energy production of more than 2 TWh, corresponding to the electricity … Continue reading SCA, E.ON sign wind energy JV agreement

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Skanska Reaches Financial Close for Mullberg Wind Farm in Sweden

In accordance with the press release from Aug 20, 2012, Skanska (STO:SKAB) Infrastructure Development and Jämtkraft invest in a wind farm to a total of about SEK 1,2 billion. The project company has now reached financial close and procured the wind turbines for the project. Skanska and Jämtkraft own 50 percent each of the project company. … Continue reading Skanska Reaches Financial Close for Mullberg Wind Farm in Sweden

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Arise Windpower AB: Power production October 2012

Power production in October was 29.7 GWh, which was slightly less than expected. Of this, the Jädraås wind farm contributed 2.8 GWh, which represents the company’s share (50 %) of the project. About 40 (120 MW) of the wind farm’s 66 turbines have now been erected, and of these about 20 are being test run … Continue reading Arise Windpower AB: Power production October 2012

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Arise Windpower buys 300MW of onshore wind farm projects

Sweden’s Arise Windpower has agreed to purchase three onshore wind energy projects from Ownpower with a combined capacity of 300MW. Arise Windpower AB (publ) (“Arise”) (STO:AWP) has concluded a conditional agreement with Ownpower Projects AB (“OPP”) for the acquisition of a fully permitted project in Bräcke (60 MW) and two projects in the permit application … Continue reading Arise Windpower buys 300MW of onshore wind farm projects

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Statkraft to Build Two More Wind Power Plants in Sweden

Norway’s Statkraft has decided to build the Björkhöjden and Ögonfägnaden wind farms in Sweden. The work will start immediately, which means that Statkraft will have four major wind farms under development in cooperation with SCA in mid/northern Sweden. Statkraft’s investment budget for the two most recent projects is about NOK 5.2 billion. In total, the … Continue reading Statkraft to Build Two More Wind Power Plants in Sweden

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Swedish wind energy may slow

Sweden needs to raise its political objectives for installing new wind power “if we are to avoid a steep slowdown in the construction of turbine capacity,” she said. “Currently, low power prices and electricity- certificate subsidies offer no room for raising targets.” Swedish Wind Energy Association warned that electricity prices and subsidies at current levels … Continue reading Swedish wind energy may slow

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Arise Windpower: Acquisition of Solberg wind farm

In an initial stage Arise intends to build 23 wind turbines with a total capacity of 85 MW. The initial investment is estimated at SEK 1.3 billion. Arise Windpower is one of Sweden’s leading companies in onshore wind power. Its business concept is to sell electricity generated at the company’s own wind turbines. The company’s … Continue reading Arise Windpower: Acquisition of Solberg wind farm

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The Skaftåsen wind power project – up to 400 MW

EVWIND Arise Windpower has concluded an agreement with Bergvik Skog AB for the takeover of the Skaftåsen wind power project. The project is located to the east of Lillhärdal in southern Härjedalen. An application for an environmental permit for the planned wind farm has been submitted but not yet approved. The project comprises up to … Continue reading The Skaftåsen wind power project – up to 400 MW

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Skanska investing in new wind farm in Jämtland, Sweden

Skanska Infrastructure Development and Jämtkraft are investing in a wind power plant with a total cost of about SEK 1.2 billion. Skanska and Jämtkraft owns 50 percent each. The construction contract for Skanska is worth about SEK 200 M, which is booked in the third quarter 2012. The new wind farm, Mullberg Wind Park, is … Continue reading Skanska investing in new wind farm in Jämtland, Sweden

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