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Latest Finland Offshore Wind Power Articles

Designing to withstand Arctic conditions

FINLAND: Much is at stake for Finland's first commercial offshore wind farm, the €120-million 40MW Tahkoluoto project in the Gulf of Bothnia, in the north of the Baltic Sea, west of Finland.

Finland looks offshore with Siemens

FINLAND: The first commercial offshore project in Finland will be powered by Siemens turbines as the government looks at the feasibility of projects in its icy conditions.

Gallery: Onshore and offshore

FINLAND: Swedish developer OX2 is repowering a 30MW project in a harbour on the west-Finland coast. The turbines are installed on artificial islands, leaving the question: Is the project onshore or offshore?

Finland approves 40MW offshore demonstrator

FINLAND: The Finnish government has selected Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy to build the country's first offshore project.

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Market leader aims for record growth

Given the long lead times for projects, 2020 is not far off, and few countries look certain to meet their National Renewable Energy Action Plan predictions for offshore wind. Windpower Monthly's European specialists look at the progress

The Switch's wind technology transfers to ship industry

FINLAND: Supplier of permanent-magnet generators and converters, The Switch, is to supply itss permanent magnet generator technology to the marine and shipbuilding sector.

Mervento's 216MW order pipeline for cold-weather turbine

FINLAND: Finnish wind start-up Mervento hopes to announce five orders from four companies of 60 near-shore turbines in the next couple of months, which will be installed in Finland.

Moventas snaps up David Brown wind business

UK: Finnish manufacturer Moventas Group has acquired the gearbox business of UK firm David Brown Engineering.

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