Published: 11 August 2021 11 August 2021
Global Wind Service (GWS) has been chosen as partner for the installation of Siemens Gamesa’s 5.X turbines at Skaftåsen and Björnberget in Sweden.
Skaftåsen will consist of 35 x 5.8-155 turbines. The wind farm is located near the town Sveg, Härjedalen, Jämtlands Län, in central Sweden and once complete, will have a total capacity of 231MW. GWS will install 17 of the 35 turbines together with crane partner Transbiaga. Pre-assembly works starts in early July, followed by main installation soon after.
Björnberget will consist of 60 x 5.8-170 turbines and is located in the municipality of Ånge, in central Sweden and once completed the turbines will have a total capacity of 372MW. GWS will install all 60 turbines in collaboration with crane partner BMS Heavy Cranes who will supply 3 main cranes. The project is scheduled to commence in April 2022 and run throughout the year.