Ebba and Edith are moving towards EIA and field surveys


Rules for offshore wind power projects in the exclusive economic zone to be specified before the exploitation permits

The Finnish Government decided not to grant exploitation rights applied for offshore wind power projects in the exclusive economic zone. The Government considers it important to define the rules for exploitation of the exclusive economic zone in the current legislative project before granting any rights or permits. The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment announced the decision on 2 May 2024.


EIA procedures for Korsnäs offshore wind power project under way

The environmental impact assessment (EIA) programmes for Vattenfall and Metsähallitus’ offshore wind power project in Korsnäs have been completed. One EIA procedure will be drawn up for the offshore wind farm and submarine cables, the other one for electricity transmission on the mainland. The participation and evaluation plan (OAS) for the wind power partial master plan is also currently on display.


EY and Hannes Snellman to advise on offshore wind energy projects

In the next two Metsähallitus’ offshore wind farm projects, EY will serve as the commercial advisor, while legal advice will be provided by Hannes Snellman. We will come back to the project partner selection process and schedule after the summer break. The advisors were selected as a result of a competitive tendering process.

Finland to open 6,000 MW of offshore wind power to tender