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Ilmatar Energy to build up 200MW wind farm in Finland



Finnish company Ilmatar Energy is all set to build up a 200MW wind farm in Finland.


The company will be developing the Vermassalo wind farm project in Northern Pirkanmaa. It is some seven kilometres away from Ilmatar’s Tuuramaki wind power project. The permit process will begin by the end of this year.


According to the company, the project will spread across around 3,200 hectares with installation of 20-25 wind turbines.


“Finsilva is a stable and well-known forest owner in Northern Pirkanmaa, which lays a good foundation for project development and long-term partnership,” Ilmatar vice-president of projects Erkka Saario, was quoted.


He further stated, “Our companies’ values match well, since accountability, local presence, and consideration of and engagement with interest groups and local communities play an important role in each company’s operating model. We are also happy about the fact that our projects will have a broad and long-term impact on Northern Pirkanmaa’s regional economy,” according to a report.


Meanwhile, Managing Director of Finsilva Juha Hakkarainen commented that development of infrastructures and facilities for renewable energy is an important company strategy.


“Renewable energy is the fastest evolving form of energy in the world, and it presents our company with interesting opportunities that we have decided to take,” he was further quoted.


According to the company, the construction work of the project is likely to be held between 2025-2026, while electricity generation is expected by 2027-2028.

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