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Estonian largest wind turbine to open in Saaremaa

BC, Tallinn, 12.12.2013.Print version
A 120-meters tall wind turbine will soon be completed in Saaremaa, providing power for the inhabitants in summer 2014, the Estonian national broadcasting corporation ERR said in an article referring to ETV, informs LETA.

The turbine has blades – 116 meters in diameter, and it's going to supply energy to a half of the island.


Oleg Sõnajalg, head of AS Eleon which will operate the turbine, said that the technological solutions behind the project where developed in Estonia.


According to Sõnajalg, along with six smaller turbines on the island's Sõrve peninsula, the turbines could power the entire island in summer, if wind conditions are agreeable, with the new turbine generating the same amount of power as the other six combined.

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