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Peikko delivers rock foundations to Egersund wind park in southern Norway

Peikko Group’s Norwegian subsidiary Peikko Norge AS has received a substantial order for rock foundation technology for Egersund wind park in Rogaland area in southern Norway. Peikko is responsible for the foundation design and the delivery of foundation components for 33 foundations. The deliveries including FATBAR Rock Anchors, rock adaptor plates and foundation reinforcement are scheduled between November 2016 and April 2017. 

The investor of the Egersund wind park is Luxcara GmbH. Norsk Vind Energi A/S develops the wind park and the main contractor is Veidekke ASA. Senvion delivers to Egersund 33 pcs of 3.4MV-114 turbines with hub heights of 93 meters. The wind park is estimated to be operational in October 2017. 

Egersund wind park is the second large wind park project in Norway using Peikko’s Rock Foundation. “We want to be in the forefront of development, which means utilizing new technologies in our projects. Peikko’s Rock Foundation offers the best solution for Egersund”, states Helge Furuset, Senior Purchaser of Veidekke ASA. 

 

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 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