Finland

Russian Yandex Signs 5-year Wind PPA with Finnish Ilmatar Energy

Yandex, a Russian internet company, has signed a 5-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for wind energy with Finnish renewable energy company Ilmatar Energy. Under the contract, Yandex will source renewable electricity from wind farms operated by Ilmatar to cover 100% of the energy needs for the company’s Mäntsälä data center in Finland. Delivery of renewable […]

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AGL and Wärtsilä Collaborate on Hybrid Energy Project

AGL, Australia’s biggest energy retailer and climate polluter, is making a real effort to clean up. It announced today that it has signed an MOU with Finnish energy services provider Wärtsilä to develop new hybrid energy systems that integrate renewable behind-the-meter and off-grid technologies so as to provide its commercial and industrial customers having requirements […]

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Siemens Gamesa 5.X Platform Picks up Speed with 81 MW Move into Finland

Siemens Gamesa has struck an 81 MW deal with long-term customer Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy to supply its most powerful onshore wind turbine, the SG 5.8-155 model, marking a first take up of this new technology in Finland. In total, 14 turbines with a 155-meter rotor will be supplied to the Alajoki-Peuralinna site in central Finland, […]

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Nordex SE: wpd has Placed an Order with the Nordex Group for 188 MW in Finland

At the end of December 2020, the Nordex Group received another order for N163/5.X turbines in the Delta4000 series. wpd placed an order with the Nordex Group for 33 turbines for the 188 MW “Karhunnevankangas” project in Finland. The order also includes a Premium Service contract covering a period of 15 years and an option […]

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No Impact of Low Frequency Wind Turbine Sounds on Health: Study

The low-frequency sounds made by wind turbines are not damaging to human health despite widespread fears that they cause unpleasant symptoms The low-frequency, inaudible sounds made by wind power turbines are not damaging to human health despite widespread fears that they cause unpleasant symptoms, research published in Finland on Monday said. A number of studies have already concluded […]

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Neoen Builds Nordics’ Largest Battery Storage Unit in Finland

Neoen has announced the construction in Finland of the Yllikkälä Power Reserve One, a new 30 MW battery storage plant with a storage capacity of 30 MWh. Neoen, one of the world’s leading independent producers of exclusively renewable energy, has announced the construction in Finland of the Yllikkälä Power Reserve One, a new 30 MW […]

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Vestas Signs Turbine Supply Agreements for 160 MW in Finland

Luxcara and Vestas have closed turbine supply agreements and long-term service agreements for the three wind projects worth 160 MW capacity in Finland. Luxcara, an independent asset manager in the global renewable energy market, and Vestas have closed turbine supply agreements and long-term service agreements for the three wind projects Välikangas, Pihtipudas and Sievi in Finland. […]

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Fortum to Acquire Battery Recycling Specialist Crisolteq

Fortum is acquiring the entire shareholding in the Finnish growth company Crisolteq, a specialist in the recycling of valuable metals in li-ion batteries. Fortum has announced that it is acquiring the entire shareholding in the Finnish growth company Crisolteq, a specialist in the recycling of valuable metals in lithium-ion batteries. The investment strengthens Fortum’s position […]

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