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  • 9 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Gravity-based foundations that will support the offshore wind turbines at the Tahkoluoto are currently lined up in Pori, Finland, and waiting for the installation vessel Vole au vent, due to arrive by the end of next week.

  • 9 August 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Excavation and dredging works at the cable landing area in Kallioholma, where the power cable from Finnish 40MW Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm will come ashore, will start next week, Suomen Hyötytuuli informed via social media. In June, seabed preparation works started at the wind farm site, including dredging and excavation to prepare the seabed for Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm’s […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The last blade of the last turbine was installed this morning (3 July) at the Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm in Finland – the world’s first offshore wind farm designed for icy conditions.

  • 27 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The sixth Siemens 4.2MW turbine was installed at the Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm this morning (27 June).

  • 6 July 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The 42MW Tahkoluoto wind farm off Pori, Finland will enter commercial operation in September, Jan De Nul, the project’s main contractor for marine construction, said.

  • 3 May 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark’s Blue Water Shipping has delivered machinery and special equipment to the Mäntyluoto port in Pori designed to handle and transport the wind turbine blades for the 40MW Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm.

  • 17 June 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Finnish wind farm developer Suomen Hyötytuuli Ltd has launched a map showing progression of construction works at the site of the 40MW Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm off Pori. Seabed preparation works started earlier this month. The works include dredging and excavation to prepare the seabed for the wind farm’s ten foundations and subsea cables, and are expected to […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore construction works at the site of the 40MW Tahkoluoto wind farm off Pori, Finland, are winding down ahead of the start of autumn storms and the subsequent winter period, Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy, the owner and developer of the wind farm, reports. The marine construction works are scheduled to resume in April 2017, when the first wind turbine components […]

  • 18 September 2017

    Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy, a Finnish-based wind power production company, has used a SyncHoist load positioning system from Enerpac Heavy Lifting Technology for the installation of gravity base foundations at the Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm in Pori, Finland.

  • 27 January 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Finnish wind energy developer Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy will start building a 40 MW offshore wind farm in Pori this spring, the company informed this morning. The project, worth almost EUR 120 million, is the world’s first offshore wind farm suitable for icy conditions, according to Suomen Hyötytuuli. Siemens will supply, install and commission ten of its 4 MW turbines, […]

  • 9 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Wind Power CEO to Head Siemens-Gamesa Offshore Business Markus Tacke, previously CEO of Siemens Wind Power, will head the Offshore business at the new company established by Siemens and Gamesa – Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. GE Rolls Out First Merkur OWF Nacelle The first out of the total of 66 GE Haliade 6MW nacelles […]

  • 1 January 2018

    GE’s Haliade Nacelles Waiting for Merkur GE Renewable Energy has published a photo showing its Haliade 150-6MW nacelles for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm being assembled at the company’s Saint-Nazaire site in France. Galloper Nacelles Start Clicking in Esbjerg The first complete nacelle built by Siemens for the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm underwent its […]

  • 14 July 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Finnish government has approved the lease of state-owned sea areas for two commercial-scale offshore wind projects, one off the coast of Korsnäs and the other off Tahkoluoto, Pori. These lease permits for offshore wind areas are the first ones of their kind for Finland, Metsähallitus, the steward of Finland’s state-owned land and water areas, […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Finish Ministry of Employment and the Economy has selected Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy’s plan for a wind power farm as an experimental project for offshore wind power. The MEE granted EUR 20 million in investment subsidies for the implementation of the project on 19 November 2014. However, the support must not exceed 18.5 percent of […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy, the developer of the 40MW Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm in Pori, Finland, and Jan De Nul NV, the project’s main contractor for marine construction, have invited local businesses to join the two companies in constructing the world’s first offshore wind farm suitable for icy conditions. The local companies will have a chance to meet with the representatives from Jan De Nul […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    In early 2016, Jan De Nul signed a contract for cable installation at a Geman offshore wind farm, the company reported in its financial results yesterday. However, Jan De Nul did not reveal any further details, such as the client’s name and the project in question. Offshore WIND contacted the company via email, but it has […]

  • 13 October 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Metsähallitus, Finland’s administrator of state-owned land and water areas, will soon wrap up surveys of underwater flora and fauna off the coast of Korsnäs, which are part of the environmental impact assessment (EIA) for a gigawatt-scale offshore wind farm. The work, being performed by the Finnish underwater survey specialist Alleco Oy, started in July with […]

  • 20 December 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has entered a joint venture with the Finnish state-owned enterprise, Metsähallitus, to build and operate Finland’s first major offshore wind farm. The project, located at Korsnäs off the Finnish west coast, will have a capacity of 1.3 GW and a potential annual production of 5 TWh. Vattenfall was selected in the first of a […]

  • 8 December 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Finnish municipality of Korsnäs has approved plans for an offshore wind farm submitted by the state-owned enterprise Metsähallitus. The offshore wind farm is proposed to be built approximately 15 kilometres off the coast of Korsnäs, within a project area spanning some 180 square kilometres. The wind farm is planned to feature “up to dozens of” […]

  • 7 April 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Finland is preparing to open competitive tenders for two offshore wind sites in September-October this year and to auction off two further sites in 2024, with plans to award a fifth site next year, as well. This is according to Metsähallitus, Finland’s administrator of state-owned land and water areas, which said more than 6 GW […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul has reported a 2017 decline in the dredging market which, together with challenging conditions in the oil & gas industry, left a mark on its financial results. In the light of this, the company emphasised the role offshore wind had in its performance last year, adding that it sees further growth in the offshore renewables market, where its business is no longer restricted to Europe.

  • 2 January 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    From the commissioning of the world’s first commercial floating wind farm, to the dismantling of the world’s first offshore wind farm, 2017 was a year of major industry milestones. Here we bring you a list of wind farms that were put into operation last year, as well as those that disappeared from the horizon. Sandbank […]

  • 30 May 2017