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  • 19 March 2013

    The shallow waters and high wind speeds on Finland’s coastline are ideal for wind power generation. Finland has by far the greatest potential for the development of offshore wind power in the Baltic Sea region, according to a study by Baltic Sea Region Energy Co-operation (BASREC). From the 99 most favourable areas for offshore wind […]

  • 25 March 2010

    The Finnish annual EIA award was granted to wpd Finland Oy for the exemplary environmental impact assessment of the Suurhiekka offshore wind park. Until now, the prize has never been granted to a wind power project before. wpd Finland Oy was considered to have done significant progress in the field of environmental assessment. Finnish association […]

  • 5 September 2011

      The newly elected government of Finland has recently decided to promote offshore wind power. The wpd Group management team is meeting today with several Finnish ministers and state secretaries to discuss the Suurhiekka offshore wind farm which is currently in the pipeline and set to be realised in the coming years. Dr. Gernot Blanke, […]

  • 12 August 2011

    STX Finland’s Turku Shipyard started the production of the innovative and versatile multipurpose deck cargo vessel ordered by Oy Gaiamare… (cruiseindustrynews) [mappress] Source: cruiseindustrynews, August 11, 2011

  • 8 September 2011

      Together with their customers, STX Finland, Meriaura and Hafmex have launched a ‘design-to-cost’ project, that seeks to significantly reduce the lifecycle costs of offshore wind parks. Achieving the Finnish windpower target by 2020 (6 TWh, approx. 2500 MW installed capacity) requires the implementation of several major offshore wind parks. The recently approved production tariff […]

  • 22 February 2011

    In what is regarded as milestone decision Finish authorities granted the water permit to Suurhiekka offshore wind farm, the first full scale offshore project of the country. The project of 80 turbines has been developed by wpd since 2007 and aims for start of construction in 2014 – depending on the government’s decision on a […]

  • 23 March 2011

    STX Finland Oy and Gaiamare Ltd signed a contract for the construction of an innovative and versatile multipurpose deck cargo vessel. The ship will be delivered during spring 2012 and has a length of 105 metres and a width of 19 metres. The environmentally friendly ship will provide work for about 300 persons. The concept […]

  • 24 March 2020

    Suomen Hyötytuuli Ltd. is seeking new service vessels and operators for maintenance teams working on the Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm in Finland. Tahkoluoto is the world’s first offshore wind farm built for icy conditions and comprises 10 Siemens 4.2MW turbines and one 2.3MW unit. The 42MW project is located outside the City of Pori, and […]

  • 20 April 2012
    Authorities, Environment

    Europe’s premier wind energy event EWEA2012, organized by the European Wind energy association, takes place this week in Copenhagen, attracting thousands of visitors and presenting more than 500 exhibitors. Finnish companies show a great example on implementing the EWEA2012 highlights: working together, creating new technology and bringing down the costs. Finnish expertise, technology and problem […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Finnish offshore wind developer Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy has inaugurated the 42MW Tahkoluoto wind farm, the world’s first offshore wind farm built for icy conditions.

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Finnish wind power producer Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy has chosen Jan De Nul as the main contractor for marine construction, and Prysmian Finland as the supplier of the undersea cable for the 40MW Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm in Pori. The construction of the wind farm will begin in April. The Luxembourg-based Jan De Nul NV will be responsible for dredging, seabed construction work, and […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Seabed preparation works for the 40MW Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm will start off Pori, Finland, in early June, according to Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy, the owner and developer of what is to be the first ice-proof offshore wind farm. The works will include dredging and excavation to prepare the seabed for the wind farm’s ten foundations and subsea cables, and is expected […]

  • 3 August 2012

    One of the largest ship builders in the world has two huge shipyards very close to each other in Finland. STX Finland has taken over the shipyards in Turku and in Rauma, and taken a 50% stake in a shipyard in Helsinki. While most of the 2500 STX employees are busy with the design and […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    The Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm in Finland, the world’s first built for icy conditions, has marked one year since inauguration.

  • 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 […]

  • 13 April 2012

    Switch will participate in the breakfast event “Problem solving is in our nature” at EWEA 2012. Finland’s Minister of Economic Affairs, Mr Jyri Häkämies, will be present and open the discussion. Wind gear manufacturer Moventas, generator and converter supplier The Switch, wind turbine provider Mervento as well as Wärtsilä, providing services for offshore utilities, will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      STX Finland and STX Windpower announce that they are starting a joint collaboration on turnkey windpark supply in Northern Europe, focusing… (cruiseindustrynews) [mappress] Source: cruiseindustrynews, August 15, 2011

  • 1 February 2011

    The UK is followed by Denmark (854MW), the Netherlands (249MW), Belgium (195MW) and Sweden (164MW). Germany, Ireland, Finland and Norway… (mercopress) [mappress] Source: mercopress, February 01, 2011

  • 8 March 2011

    UPM in cooperation with TuuliSaimaa Oy has established a wind power development company VentusVis Oy. In the starting phase, the operations focus on developing land areas, which are leased from UPM, for wind power production. The development work includes evaluation of the land suitability, permitting process and preparation for possible wind power construction projects and […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Moventas has cleared the corporate restructuring programme it entered in 2011. The Santasalo Moventas Group has simultaneously been divided in two, where Moventas and the industrial gear manufacturer Santasalo will both be better equipped to focus on their industry-specific businesses. Moventas Gears Oy, owned by the industrial group Clyde Blowers, has completed the corporate restructuring […]

  • 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.

  • 30 October 2013

    Sabik Group, with headquarters in Finland has established a new company in the U.K. This will enhance the worldwide distribution of the Carmanah/Sabik Marine Aids to Navigation. The new opening is a significant follow-on of the global Sabik group of companies in Finland, Germany and Singapore and the representative office in Russia. The new company […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Four Nordic Transmission System Operators (TSOs) have opened a joint office in Copenhagen, according to Denmark’s Apart from, the joint office will represent Finland’s Fingrid, Svenska Kraftnät from Sweden, and Norwegian Statnett. By opening the joint office, the TSOs have formalized their collaboration in response to coming European regulation requiring the establishment of so-called Regional […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Sabik Group, headquartered in Finland, has established a new company in the United Kingdom to enhance the worldwide distribution of the Carmanah/Sabik Marine Aids to Navigation. Sabik, a specialist in the marking of offshore wind farms, will be supplying the UK operators with a full solution including lights, fog signals and associated marks to meet […]

  • 4 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    There were only a few Finnish stands at the EWEA OFFSHORE 2011 conference in Amsterdam, but several Finnish participants were listening to the interesting presentations, visiting the stands and meeting colleagues during the exhibition. In Finland there are about ten large offshore projects under development, but it will still take several years before the projects […]