Estonia’s First Offshore Wind Farm Step Closer to Reality

OffshoreWIND.biz - 2nd of August, 2017

Estonian wind energy developer Nelja Energia and the Hiiu municipality on the Hiiumaa Island have officially signed a cooperation agreement to build Estonia’s first offshore wind farm.

Nelja Energia AS proposes to build the Loode-Eesti wind farm (Hiiumaa offshore wind farm) comprising 100 to 160 wind turbines with an aggregate capacity of 700 to 1,100 megawatts in the sea to the north of Hiiumaa. The turbines will have a nominal capacity of between 4 and 7 megawatts.

The construction of the wind farm is scheduled to start in the second half of 2018, with the commissioning slated for 2020.

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