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OX2 and Renewable Power Capital to construct 66 MW of wind in Finland

May 24, 2021, 08:00
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Construction of the third wind farm included in the previously announced deal between OX2 and Renewable Power Capital (RPC) is now to start. The project is located in South Ostrobothnia, Finland and is expected to be completed in 2022.

The Merkkikallio wind farm has been developed by OX2 since 2013 and is the 15th wind farm OX2 has started construction of in Finland. It consists of 12 wind turbines with a total capacity of 66 MW. Construction works is set to begin immediately and is planned to be completed in 2022. The wind farm is the third out of three wind farms to be constructed by OX2 and RPC following an agreement signed end of last year. Construction works of the first two wind farms has been ongoing since December 2020.

“Our good collaboration with Renewable Power Capital continues, and I’m very pleased that we are now able to announce the construction start of our third wind farm together.”, said Klara Wennström, Transaction Manager, OX2.

OX2 is constructing the three wind farms under a tailored EPC contract and will, once commissioned, be responsible for the technical and commercial management of the wind farms.

More information about the Merkkikallio wind farm:

  • Merkkikallio wind farm is located in the South Ostrobothnia region, Municipality of Mustasaari and City of Vaasa, and construction of 12 turbines (66 MW) will start in May 2021.
  • Turbines: GE 158 5.5MW, tip height 240m.
  • Main contractors; Supplier of groundwork and foundations: Suvic Oy. Substations: VEO Oy, Transformers: Multirel / Koncar Oy

For further information please contact:

Mikael Östlund
Acting Head of Communications OX2 Group
Tel. +46 709 10 01 59

About OX2
OX2 develops, sells, builds and manages renewable power generation. OX2 has taken a leading position in large-scale onshore wind power over the past 16 years, having developed and constructed more than 2.5 GW of wind power in Europe. OX2 currently has contracted asset management services for 45 wind farms (2.38 GW). OX2’s mission is to lead the ongoing energy transition and promote a more sustainable future. OX2 has operations in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Poland, Lithuania and France. Its head office is in Stockholm, Sweden. Sales revenue in 2020 amounted to €510 million.
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