OX2 will build one of Europe’s largest onshore wind farms – and the biggest ever in Finland – with a 455MW array at Lestijärvi.

The Nordic developer will construct the wind farm for a group of Finnish energy companies after acquiring projects rights in February.

The developer didn’t reveal the turbine type it will use, but said it will employ 69 6.6MW machines with a total height of 240 metres. Siemens Gamesa recently launched a 6.6MW onshore turbine model, while other manufacturers – such as Nordex with its N163/6.X