07 Jul '18, 1pm

Vestas to deploy worlds tallest steel tower in Finland

Vestas turbines will scale new heights when the OEM installs turbines atop 175-metre steel towers in Finland. The five structures using the OEM’s cable-stayed tower technology will be the world’s tallest all-steel turbine towers, said Vestas, which is deploying them as part of an R&D collaboration with customer TuuliWatti Oy. The deal with the developer also includes the first order for Vestas’ V150-4.2 MW turbines and a 10-year test agreement at the 21MW Viinamäki project, which TuuliWatti is billing as Finland's first onshore wind project to be built without public subsidies. The wind farm expects to produce power at below €30/MWh ($35/MWh) the developer has said previously. The data gathered from the Finnish project will assist the product certification of cable-stayed towers. Jan Hagen, vice president for product strategy and product management, told Recharge last year...

Full article: http://www.rechargenews.com/wind/1529306/vestas-to-deploy...

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