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AFRY to provide Neoen with complete solutions for wind measurements and analysis for three wind farm projects in Finland

Tue, 01/11/2022 - 09:00

Neoen has chosen AFRY as their partner in wind measurements and analysis for their upcoming wind projects in three locations in Finland, namely Itämäki, Marjakeidas and Paholammi. The three wind farms, now being in the development phase, will have an combined nominal capacity of approximately 365 MW. With this turn-key solution, AFRY will assist Neoen with every aspect of wind measurements and analysis from start to finish.

AFRY has a long history and experience within wind power and will now provide Neoen with a turn-key solution for each of the three wind farms. This will include wind measurements with location analysis, 174 meter high met masts complete with state of the art wind measurement instruments, additional sodar units as well as wind energy yield analyses.

- We chose AFRY as a partner for these wind measurement projects based on the great value they can bring to the projects, including their experience and commitment in providing a complete solution for each project. Each project is of great significance to Neoen, why it is also critical that our chosen partner has the resources to provide state of the art services within our time frame, along with significant references. Quality is of utmost importance to us, which is why we expect the same level of quality from our partners, says Miika Pilli, Head of Business Development Finland at Neoen.

- We are happy to support Neoen in their brave ambition to become a world leader in renewable energy. We share a joint goal to advance clean energy, a corner stone of our strategic direction, which makes us the perfect partner to Neoen’s wind farm projects, says Ilkka Heikkilä, Regional Director, Renewable and Thermal Energy at AFRY.

Founded in 2008 in France, Neoen emerged as one of the key players in advancing transition to renewable energy on the world stage. An independent producer of renewable energy, the company develops and operates wind farms, solar power plants and energy storages with a long-term strategic vision. Currently the company has 515 MW in operation or under construction in Finland, including the country´s largest wind farm in Mutkalampi, which will account for 2% of the total energy production in Finland when in operation.

AFRY has more than 25 years of combined experience in the wind sector developing services such as site screening, Energy Yield Assessments, Technical and Commercial Due Diligence, Owner’s Engineer services, and Technical Advisory for O&M in wind farms totalling over 30,000 MW. Read more about AFRY’s wind power offering here.

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