Posts tagged as wind farm

Estonian-Latvian joint offshore wind farm project kicks off

Monday, September 13, 2021

Estonian-Latvian offshore wind farm project ELWIND is progressing rapidly and has reached a notable milestone – a public procurement for a pre-feasibility study, the aim of which is to preselect suitable geographical areas for the construction of the wind farm, has been successfully completed. A joint procurement to select a suitable contractor for the conduction of a pre-feasibility study of the offshore areas which are available for developing the unique,…

Van Oord to install foundations at Baltic Eagle wind farm

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

The Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm is scheduled to be fully operational by the end of 2024. Dutch maritime contracting company Van Oord has signed a contract with Iberdrola for transporting and installing monopile foundations for the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany. Van Oord will use Svanen, its 8,000t heavy-lift installation vessel, to install 50 foundations at the offshore wind facility. The company has also agreed to supply,…

Enefit and Danish company planning offshore wind farm in Gulf of Riga

Monday, April 26, 2021

State-owned energy group Eesti Energia’s renewable subsidiary Enefit Green and Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted have signed an agreement which outlines a vision for the development of an offshore wind farm in the Gulf of Riga. Eesti Energia and Ørsted wish to create a joint company in the development of wind energy in the Baltic Sea. The plan also includes an already existing wind farm plan, but Ørsted has also submitted an…

Estonia to restrict wind farm developments

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

The Supreme Court has decided that it is permissible to restrict wind farm developments following national defense considerations. The court found no unconstitutional aspects in legal acts Toila Rural Municipality relied on when refusing a wind farm construction permit. At the heart of the matter was the decision of the Toila Rural Municipality to refuse a building permit for the Päite-Vaivina wind farm. Est Wind Power OÜ applied for a…

Nordex SE: Nordex Group receives 63 MW order from Lithuania

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Ignitis Group, Lithuania’s state-owned energy holding company, has contracted the Nordex Group to supply 14 N149/4.0-4.5 turbines. The Delta4000 series turbines are projected for the 63 MW “Mazeikiai” wind farm in the north-west of the country. The contract also includes a premium service contract of the turbines for 15 years. The infrastructure works are scheduled to start in the middle of the current year, with the delivery and installation of…

Estonia and Latvia to jointly develop 1 GW offshore wind farm

Saturday, August 1, 2020

The governments of Estonia and Latvia have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly develop an offshore wind farm in the Gulf of Riga, the Baltic Sea. The capacity of the proposed offshore wind farm is up to 1,000 MW and the project is expected to be commissioned by 2030. The wind farm would produce approximately 3.5 terawatt-hours of electricity per year, which is approximately 40 percent of Estonia’s annual…

E-energija starts building a wind farm in northwestern Lithuania

Monday, July 20, 2020

E-energija is launching construction on a 70-megawatt (MW) wind farm in the northwestern Lithuanian district of Telsiai, informs LETA/BNS. The 13-turbine farm project will be developed by L-Vejas, a company of the energy group controlled by Lithuanian businessman Virginijus Strioga. Lithuania’s Baltic Engineers said it will handle the construction jointly with The Natural Power Consultants Limited, adding that it will be the Scottish company’s first construction management project in the…

Lithuania selects where 700 MW offshore wind farm will be built

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

The Government of Lithuania has settled on the position of the country’s first offshore wind farm, with the capacity of up to 700 MW, in the Baltic Sea. The government has decided that the wind farm will be built and commissioned by 2030 at the site previously proposed and considered in the draft Government Resolution, which has now been adopted. The site covers an area of 137.5 square kilometres, with a…

First wind farm without state support a ‘breakthrough’ for Lithuania’s green energy

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Lithuania’s  Energy   Minister Žygimantas Vaičiūnas has hailed the first green  energy   action a “breakthough” for Lithuania as the winner asked no government support, he said on Thursday. “It is a breakthrough for Lithuania’s renewable energy, since it is the first time that investments are made into wind farms without state support,” the minister said in a press release. “Lithuania has evidently managed to create a particularly attractive environment…

Ministry of Defence says ongoing wind farm construction lacks permission

Friday, July 20, 2018

The Ministry of Defence has told ERR that attempts to construct a wind farm in the northeast of Estonia lack the required permits. However the copmany carrying out the work denies it is construction work they are doing, and simply involves ‘storage’ activities. The company in question, Aidu Tuulepark OÜ, a holding of businessmen Oleg and Andres Sõnajalg, is continuing with the construction of the wind farm in Ida-Viru County,…