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Peikko delivers rock foundations to Tellenes wind park in southern Norway

Peikko Group’s Norwegian subsidiary Peikko Norge AS has received a substantial order for rock foundation technology for Tellenes wind park in Rogaland area in southern Norway. Peikko is responsible for the foundation design as well for delivering all foundation components including FATBAR Rock Anchors, tower adapter plate and foundation reinforcement. The deliveries are scheduled between August 2016 and March 2017. 

The investor of the project is BlackRock and Zephyr AS is developing the wind park. The main contractor is Stangeland. Maskin. Skanska is responsible for foundation construction. Siemens delivers to Tellenes 50 pieces of WT-3.2MW-113 turbines with hub heights of 93 meters. The wind park will be operational in August 2017. Google has bought the entire 12-year power production of the Tellenes wind park to supply its European data centers with renewable energy. 

“The Tellenes wind park is the first rock foundation project of this scale for Peikko in Norway. We are very proud that DNV GL granted the third party verification to Peikko’s rock foundation stating it is the superior solution for Tellenes wind park with regards to safety and technical execution”, 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 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