Peikko Group’s Finnish subsidiary Peikko Finland Oy has received an order for foundation technology for Ajos Wind Park in Kemi. The order comprises foundation design and foundation components. The deliveries are scheduled between end of April and beginning of July. The foundation construction starts in May and will be finished by the end of September.
The developer of the project is OX2. The construction of the wind park is made by Empower. Siemens delivers to Ajos 5 pieces of WT-3.2MW-113 turbines with hub heights of 92.5 meters, and 8 pieces of SWT-3.3MW-130 turbines with hub heights of 85 meters. The turbine installations take place in autumn 2016 and the wind park will be operational by the end of 2017. “Eight turbines are constructed on artificial islands, which makes Ajos wind park a particularly challenging construction project”, states Juha Lamberg, Director at Empower PN Oy.
”We are glad to be again cooperating with Empower in a wind park project. We have continued to optimize the amounts of steel and concrete used in our wind turbine foundation according to changing load-bearing capacities of different soil conditions. Cost effectivity combined with a flexible design-production-delivery chain was decisive in this project”, explains Esa Rusila, Managing Director of Peikko Finland Oy.
Esa Rusila, Managing Director, Peikko Finland Oy
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Peikko’s onshore wind turbine foundation 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.
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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 turnover in 2015 was EUR 155 million. Peikko is a family-owned and run company that employs over 1200 professionals. Peikko was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Lahti, Finland. Further information: www.peikko.com.