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E.ON to develop 600MW of onshore wind electricity generation in Norway

04 May 2012 17:26:20 | edem

Energy company E.ON has a signed a deal with Norway's largest landowner Statskog to install 600MW of onshore wind capacity in the country.

The new agreement will see 200 wind turbines installed in various locations in central and southern Norway, and all are expected to be commercially operational by 2017. In total, the new wind turbines could provide an annual production of 1.7TWh.

According to an E.ON spokesman, the company is looking to develop large wind parks with capacity of around 100MW, but details will be finalised with investment decisions, made between 2013 and 2014. Subject to successful discussions, construction of these wind parks could begin in 2015.

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