Visit windpowermonthlyevents.com for the latest on our upcoming conferences and webcasts

Finland

Finland

Finish authorities lack interest in wind energy

A one day seminar on The Establishment of Wind Power in Nordic Countries, organised by the Finnish Windpower Association in Helsinki on April 16, attracted some 60 participants. The slow pace of development and the Finnish authorities' lack of interest in wind power were demonstrated at the seminar. Finland's 100 MW plan, proposed in March last year, has still not been discussed by government and the scheduled speaker from the Ministry of Trade failed to turn up at the event. Finnish industry interested in manufacturing wind turbines was advised to form a co-operation agreement with an existing wind company abroad. Several Nordic countries are already involved in the business of supplying components to Danish wind turbine manufacturers. Generators from ABB Motor of Vasa in Finland are mounted in 35% of all Danish turbines.

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Sign up now
Already registered?
Sign in

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus

Windpower Monthly Events

Latest Jobs