Estonian news - etea September 30, 2011
Baltic News Service, Sep 30, 2011
Construction of turbine foundations is about to begin on wind farms of Estonia’s state-owned power company Eesti Energia and 4Energia on the northwestern peninsula of Pakri, Eesti Energia announced.
The companies are going to put up 18 wind turbines with a capacity of 2.5 megawatt each of which nine belong to Eesti Energia and nine to 4Energia. The foundations will be built and the turbines assembled by the international turbine producer GE Energy.
Both wind farms will have a total generating capacity of 22.5 megawatt and annual generation is estimated to amount to 67 gigawatt- hours.
Eesti Energia, 4Energia and GE Energy signed the contracts for building wind farms on the Pakri peninsula in June. The wind farms are to be completed in summer 2012.