Fortum launches first Russian wind farm

The Finnish utility will install 1,000 MW Vestas farms in Russia in collaboration with a Russian company. Russia's first project has now begun operations, albeit with Chinese turbines.

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Russia's first commercial wind farm has launched operations. The Ulyanovsk project, installed near the city of the same name in the southwestern part of the country, will be included in active capacity registers from this January, announces project developer Fortum.

The farm is just one of the many that the Finnish firm plans to install in the neighboring country over coming years. Last year, Fortum and Russian company Rusnano formed a joint venture and won the Russian onshore wind auction when the partnership won projects worth a total 1,000 MW to be installed by 2022.

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