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Peikko delivers rock foundations to Frøya wind park in Central Norway

Peikko Group's sales office in Norway, Peikko Norge AS, has received a substantial order to deliver rock foundation technology to Frøya wind park in the Trøndelag area, Central Norway. Peikko will deliver all steel components for the 14 foundations of the wind park. The deliveries comprise FATBAR Rock Anchors, tower adapter plates with tower connection bolts, drilling templates and an assembling system, and special reinforcement steel technology. Peikko is also responsible for the foundation design and structural calculations. Deliveries are scheduled to take place between August and October 2019. The wind park is estimated to be operational by the end of 2020. 

The developer and future owner of the wind park is TrønderEnergi Vind, a joint-venture between Trønder Energi and Stadtwerke München (SWM), one of the largest energy and infrastructure companies in Germany. Søbstad AS is the main contractor of the civil work and infrastructure, consisting establishment of internal roads, hardstands, preparation of the wind turbine location spots, and construction of transformer station and service building. They will also perform the technical assembly of steel components and foundation casting works. Vestas will supply 14 pieces of V136-4.2 MW turbines with a hub height of 112 meters.

"We at Peikko are proud to be a preferred supplier to the remarkable wind power projects in Norway. Our solutions are both reliable and timesaving, and we can also provide our customers 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.

 

 
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  

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Main media, Peikko website 

Peikko’s onshore wind turbine foundation system optimizes the use of steel and concrete and reduces time in all parts of the process. 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 a complete turnkey foundation including assembly. 

Peikko Group in brief: Peikko Group Corporation is a leading global supplier of slim floor structures and connection technology for precast and cast-in-situ applications. Peikko’s innovative solutions offer a faster, safer, and more efficient 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 certified manufacturing operations in eight countries. Peikko generated a turnover of EUR 225 million in 2018. Peikko is a family-owned and managed company that employs over 1,800 professionals. Peikko was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Lahti, Finland. Further information: www.peikko.com.