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Peikko delivers cage rock foundations to Karahka wind park in Finland

Peikko has received a substantial order to deliver rock foundation technology to the Karahka wind park project in Northern Ostrobotnia, Finland.

Karahka wind park is located 100 km southwest of Oulu, in the city of Oulainen. Peikko will deliver steel components for the 25 foundations of the wind park. The deliveries comprise FatBar® rock anchor sets and PSB® punching reinforcement systems. Peikko is also responsible for the foundation design and structural calculations. Deliveries are scheduled to take place between April and October 2023. The wind park is estimated to be operational by the end of 2024.

The developer of the wind park is VSB Uusiutuva Energia Suomi Oy and park’s current owners are Helen Ltd. and the Bank of Åland. NYAB is the main contractor of the civil work and infrastructure, consisting of earthworks, internal grid works for the wind farm, and the construction of a substation, main transformers, and a 110 kV power line. They will also perform the technical assembly of steel components and foundation casting works. Nordex will supply 25 N163/5X 5.9MW turbines with a hub height of 168 meters.

"We at Peikko are proud to be the selected supplier for this remarkable wind power project in Finland. Our solutions are reliable, safe, and timesaving, and we can also provide our customers with important cost-savings in materials used. Being part of green energy production supports our goals for a more sustainable way to design and build," says Topi Paananen, CEO of Peikko Group Corporation.

More information:

Topi Paananen, CEO, Peikko Group Corporation
Mobile +358 50 384 3001, email [email protected]

Esa Rusila, Managing Director, Peikko Finland Oy
Mobile: +358 50 084 4063, email: [email protected]

Peikko’s onshore wind turbine foundations optimize the use of steel and concrete and reduces installation time in all parts of the process. Our foundation solution is flexible and always tailored according to specific customer and project needs. The delivery can comprise wind turbine foundation design and components.

Peikko Group in brief

Peikko Group Corporation is a leading global supplier of slim floor structures, wind energy applications, and connection technology for precast and cast-in-situ construction. Peikko’s innovative solutions offer a faster, safer, and more sustainable way to design and build. Peikko has sales offices in over 30 countries in Asia-Pacific, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and North America, with manufacturing operations in 11 countries. Peikko generated a turnover of EUR 255 million in 2021. Peikko is a family-owned and managed company that employs over 2,000 professionals. Peikko was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Lahti, Finland.