GE equips latest Estonia wind farm

The Estonian plant uses GE's 2.5MW turbines

The Estonian plant uses GE's 2.5MW turbines

The 45MW Paldiski wind farm has been commissioned in Estonia, cementing GE’s debut into the growing market there.

GE will stay on to look after the project under a 10-year full service agreement.

Located an hour outside of the capital city Tallinn, and employing 18 GE 2.5-100 turbines, the Paldiski project brings Estonia’s total installed wind capacity to 269MW.

The Paldiski wind farm is owned by Eesti Energia and Nelja Energia, the former of which now owns 111MW of capacity in the country.

Although the wind market in the Baltic States – comprising Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – will remain small by the standards of many European countries, developers are increasingly targeting their windy coastlines as they stretch to Log in to read complete article.

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