- Published: 05 December 2017 05 December 2017
Peikko Sverige has received an order to deliver gravity foundation technology to Markbygden Wind Park in the Piteå area, Northern Sweden. Peikko delivers its reinforcement package including rebar coupling systems and punching and shear reinforcement for the 16 foundations of the wind park’s first phase.
Peikko is also responsible for the foundation design and structural calculations. Deliveries are scheduled to take place by the end of 2017. The wind park is estimated to be operational by the end of 2019. Markbygden Wind Park is built in three phases. The wind park comprises altogether 179 wind turbines with a combined capacity of 650MW. The developer of Markbygden Wind Park is SVEVIND AB. NCC Sverige AB is the main contractor of the civil work and infrastructure, and will also perform the installation work of the foundations. GE will deliver GE 3.6-137 wind turbines with hub heights of 131.40 meters.