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Peikko has received an order to deliver rock foundation technology to the Karahka wind park project in Northern Ostrobotnia, Finland. Karahka wind park is located 100 km southwest of Oulu, in the city of Oulainen.
Peikko will deliver steel components for the 25 foundations of the wind park. The deliveries comprise FatBar rock anchor sets and PSB punching reinforcement systems. Peikko is also responsible for the foundation design and structural calculations. Deliveries are scheduled to take place between April and October 2023. The wind park is estimated to be operational by the end of 2024. The developer of the wind park is VSB Uusiutuva Energia Suomi Oy and park’s current owners are Helen Ltd. and the Bank of Åland. Nordex will supply 25 N163/5X 5.9MW turbines with a hub height of 168 meters.