TotalEnergies, European Energy Expand Their Collaboration In Wind Energy

TotalEnergies, a multi-energy company, announced its collaboration with European Energy, which develops and constructs renewable energy projects. It recently signed a new agreement with European Energy to develop offshore wind projects in three Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland and Sweden. This collaboration forms a part of its integrated development in electricity.  405 MW of offshore wind […]

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Neoen, Prokon Set the Ball Rolling for Two Wind Farms in Finland Totalling 161.2 MW

French renewable energy player Neoen has begun the construction of the Storbötet and Lumivaara wind farms in Finland in association with Irish RE cooperative Prokon. The two firms have provided notice to proceed to Vestas regarding the wind farms they own jointly. The total capacity of the wind farms stands at 161.2 MW. Neoen said […]

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Wartsila Wins Contract For Delivering Australia’s Largest Energy Storage Project

Origin Energy has selected technology group Wartsila as their preferred contractor to deliver energy storage solutions for Australia’s largest energy storage projects in the first phase. The project in its first phase has plans to have 460 Megawatt (MW) and 920 MW of energy storage systems.  These Eraring batteries will be stationed at Origin’s Power […]

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Finland, Luxembourg Commit For EU’s Renewable Energy Financing Mechanism

The implementation of the EU renewable energy financing mechanism has taken an important step forward as binding commitments have come from Finland and Luxembourg who will now take part in a cross-border tender for renewable energy. The announcement by the two countries follows an invitation by the Commission to all EU countries last year to […]

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Finland’s Wind Energy Saw 75% Surge in 2022

As per the Finnish Wind Energy Association (FWPA), the wind power capacity of Finland witnessed a 75% surge in 2022. Of this, nearly half of it was owned by Finland domestically. “Wind power is now increasing our country’s energy self-sufficiency at a really good pace – just when new and affordable electricity production is most […]

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German Developer ib vogt Sells 206 MW Solar project In Finland

International solar developer ib vogt has sold a 206 MWp solar PV project to Finnish energy company Helen. The solar farm is located in Kalanti, Uusikaupunki, in South-West Finland and is ready to be built. As part of the offered turn-key solution, ib vogt will provide full EPC, O&M and Asset Management services and start construction […]

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Finland Begins Operation On World’s First Large Scale Sand Battery

Finland has kickstarted operations on world’s first commercial large scale sand-based thermal energy storage system. The battery has been innovated by Polar Night Energy and operated by energy utility in West Finland, Vatajankoski. The dimensions of the steel container are 4×7 metre, which can hold hundreds of tonnes of sand. This sand is further heated […]

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Finland Plans For A National Hydrogen Network

The race to carbon neutrality continues apace, at least in some parts of Europe. While the accelerating solar and wind energy expansion is partly due tothe Russian-Ukraine conflict that has pushed Europe to reduce and possibly end its dependence on the fossil fuel supplies from Russia. In a key development, the Finland Government has held […]

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Sono Motors signs up new Finland partner for solar car

Germany’s Sono Motors has signed up a new partner for its partly solar-powered cars and is sticking to its goal of commercial production in 2023, after abandoning talks with the electric carmaking arm of indebted Chinese property developer Evergrande. Sono said on Tuesday it would produce its first vehicles in Finland with supplier Valmet Automotive, […]

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