Peikko delivers rock foundation technology to Svåheia wind park in Southern Norway

Peikko Group’s Norwegian subsidiary Peikko Norge AS has received an order to deliver rock foundation technology to Svåheia wind park in Rogaland area in southern Norway. Peikko delivers all the steel components for all 7 foundations of the wind park. The deliveries comprise FATBAR Rock Anchors, tower adapter plates, drilling templates and foundation reinforcement. Peikko is also responsible for the foundation design and structural calculations. The deliveries are scheduled for April 2017. The wind park estimated to be operational in October 2017.

Svåheia Vindpark Aps develops the wind park for the investors Skovgaard Invest ApS, Esmann Energy ApS and Dalane Kraft AS. The main contractor is Bertelsen & Garpestad AS, and the foundations are subcontracted by Espeland Forskaling. DNV-GL performs the third-party verification of foundation design. Vestas delivers to Svåheia 7 pieces of V126-3.6MW turbines with hub heights of 87 meters.

“Peikko’s approach in offering a complete rock foundation solution including design and component manufacture brought clear benefits and proved to be the optimal solution for the Svåheia wind park project. Our previous experience and track record of successful third party verifications of the foundation solution were also important and decisive factors”, states Topi Paananen, CEO of Peikko Group Corporation.

 

Further information:
Topi Paananen, CEO, Peikko Group Corporation,
Mobile: +358 50 384 3001, email: topi.paananen@peikko.com

Kjetil Johansen, Managing Director, Peikko Norge AS,
Mobile: +47 951 91 311, email: kjetil.johansen@peikko.com   

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Peikko’s onshore wind turbine foundation system optimizes the use of steel and concrete and reduces time in all parts of the process phases. Our foundation solution is flexible; it is always tailored according to customer and project needs. The delivery can comprise foundation components, design and foundation components or the complete turnkey foundation including assembly.

Peikko Group in brief:
Peikko Group Corporation is a leading global supplier of concrete connections and composite structures. Peikko’s innovative solutions make customers’ building processes faster, easier, and more reliable. Peikko has subsidiaries in 30 countries in Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and North America, with manufacturing operations in 9 countries. Peikko’s estimated turnover in 2016 is EUR 170 million. Peikko is a family-owned and run company that employs over 1400 professionals. Peikko was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Lahti, Finland. Further information: www.peikko.com

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