Peab builds Vattenfall’s largest land-based wind farm

Peab has been commissioned to build the wind power plants Blakliden and Fäbodberget in Åsele and Lycksele. The customer is Blakliden Fäbodberget Wind AB and the contract is worth SEK 430 million.

The project includes building 67 km of new road, 55 km of cable shafts and cable support as well as 84 foundations in these two areas.

All in all 84 wind turbines will be installed and when up and running in 2021/22 they will create one of Sweden’s largest land-based wind farms, and Vattenfall’s to date largest.

“Being an active part in improving the environment is important to us,” says Jörgen Eriksson, Region Manager Peab. “The total capacity of the wind farm will be 353 MW, which is enough renewable energy to provide 220,000 Swedish homes with household electricity.”

The project is a turnkey contract and is expected to be completed by the end of 2020.

The project will be order registered in the third quarter of 2018.

For further information, please contact:

Jörgen Eriksson, Region Manager Peab, +46 733- 37 18 03

Kajsa Jacobsson, Press Officer Peab, +46 725-33 34 84

Peab is a leading Nordic construction and civil engineering company with about 15,000 employees and SEK 50 billion in net sales. The Group has strategically placed offices in Sweden, Norway and Finland. Company headquarters are in Förslöv on Bjäre Peninsula in southern Sweden. The Peab share is listed on NASDAQ Stockholm.

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Peab is a leading Nordic construction and civil engineering company with about 15,000 employees and about SEK 51 billion in net sales. The Group has strategically placed offices in Sweden, Norway and Finland. Company headquarters are in Förslöv on Bjäre Peninsula in southern Sweden. The Peab share is listed on NASDAQ Stockholm.

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Being an active part in improving the environment is important to us. The total capacity of the wind farm will be 353 MW, which is enough renewable energy to provide 220,000 Swedish homes with household electricity.
Jörgen Eriksson, Region Manager Peab