Europe's biggest onshore wind project complete

The last turbine has been installed at Geitfjellet, Norway, whereby all 277 units of the Fosen Vind complex of 1,057 MW are now operational.

Installation of wind turbine at Geitfjellet. | Photo: PR / Fosen Vind

Statkraft could well have feared much worse conditions for installing wind turbines than those seen thus far in 2020, when massive amounts of snow and internal travel restrictions in Norway owed to Covid-19 have rendered working conditions more than unusually tough.

Nevertheless, wind turbine number 277, Statkraft's 100th this year, is now in place at Geitfjellet, whereby all six wind farms in the Fosen Vind complex are complete. The last units will now be tested before finally entering operation.

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