Peikko Group’s Norwegian subsidiary Peikko Norge AS has received a substantial order from Sørfjord Vindpark AS for the delivery of rock foundation technology to a wind park project located in Nordland County, Northern Norway.
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Peikko will deliver the steel components for the 23 foundations of the Sørfjord wind park, comprising Fatbrar Rock Anchors, tower adapter plates, drilling templates, and foundation reinforcement. Peikko will also be responsible for the foundation design and structural calculations. Deliveries are scheduled to take place between July and October 2018 and the wind park is estimated to be operational by the second half of 2019.
Siemens Gamesa will deliver 23 SWT130-4.2 MW turbines with a hub height of 80 metres. Målselv Maskin & Transport AS will conduct the civil engineering work and infrastructure construction. Visinor will perform the technical assembly of foundation steel components as well as casting works of Peikko’s rock-anchored foundations.
“Sørfjord Vindpark AS chose Peikko as the foundation technology provider as their solution is cost-effective and has a proven track record” said Torkjell Lund, Project Manager at Sørfjord Vindpark AS.
Topi Paananen, CEO of Peikko Group Corporation, added that the company has comprehensive experience in demanding onshore wind park projects, with both gravity and rock foundations.
Sørfjord Vindpark AS is fully owned by Fortum, a leading clean energy company developing and offering solutions for its customers in electricity, heating, and cooling, as well as solutions to improve resource efficiency.