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Peikko delivers foundations to the Jouttikallio wind park in Lapua, Western Finland

Peikko Group’s Finnish subsidiary Peikko Finland Oy delivers foundations to the Jouttikallio wind park in Lapua, Western Finland. Peikko’s turnkey delivery comprises foundation design, components and installation including concreting. The deliveries and installation start in mid April and the foundations will be ready by the end of May. 

The Jouttikallio Wind Park is developed by OX2. Empower is responsible for the construction and planning of the project. Peikko subcontracts the foundations for Empower. Vestas supplies the six 3.45 MW turbines with hub heights of 147 meters. The turbines are installed in the autumn and the wind park will be operational in the end of 2016.

”We are pleased to again cooperate with Empower in a wind park project. We have continued the optimization of steel and concrete used in our foundation solution, as well as the adapting of our solution to varying types of soils. Cost effectiveness combined with a fast and flexible design-component production-delivery-installation chain was decisive in this project,” tells Esa Rusila, Managing Director of Peikko Finland Oy. 

 

Further information:
Esa Rusila, Managing Director, Peikko Finland Oy
Mobile: +358 500 844063, Email: esa.rusila@peikko.com 

Distribution:
Main media, Peikko websites 

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. 

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 2014 was EUR 147 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