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Peikko delivers rock foundations to Tindafjellet wind park in Southern Norway

Peikko Group’s Norwegian subsidiary Peikko Norge AS has received an order to deliver rock foundation technology to Tindafjellet wind park in Rogaland area in Southern Norway. Peikko delivers all steel components to the three 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. Deliveries are scheduled for September 2017. The wind park is estimated to be operational in February 2018.

The project is developed by ASKO Fornybar AS. The main contractor Risa AS is responsible for the civil work of the project, and its subcontractor Espeland AS will perform the construction work of the rock anchor foundations. SWECO Norge AS has performed and granted the third-party verification of Peikko’s foundation design. Vestas will deliver 3 pieces of V117-3.3MW turbines with hub heights of 92 meters to Tindafjellet.

“Peikko’s in-house component production and dedicated foundation design team were essential in this project with a short construction time. The fast and smooth delivery route from Finland to Norway also ensures a timely delivery to the site,” notes Johannes Lundal, project developer at Risa AS.

“Peikko’s rock foundation solution is always tailored to customer and project needs. We were able to meet the customer’s tight schedules and high quality requirements and thus secure us the project”, 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

Distribution: Main media, Peikko websites

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 turnover in 2016 was EUR 173 million. Peikko is a family-owned and run company that employs over 1,500 professionals. Peikko was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Lahti, Finland. Further information: www.peikko.com.