Peikko’s wind tower foundation solution will be applied in the new Muukko wind park in Lappeenranta, Finland. Muukko wind park is owned by TuuliMuukko Oy, a company owned by TuuliSaimaa Oy and TuuliTapiola ky. It is an inland wind park of 7 pcs of 3MW wind turbines by Alstom.
The project is already under work. The turbines will be installed in the beginning of 2013 and the wind park will be operational in June 2013. The developer in the project is TuuliSaimaa, a respected Finnish wind energy expert and one of the major players in the Finnish wind energy field. The constructor in the project is Keski-Suomen Betonirakenne Oy. Their delivery consists of the foundation and foundation extension in the hybrid tower solution. The foundation concept is based on Peikko’s proven solution and it includes Peikko’s anchoring technology. The use of Peikko’s foundation concept enabled the fast start-up of the site.
“We are extremely happy that we were able to supply our foundation solution to this project with Alstom turbines. This is proof that our foundation solution is accepted by the major players and turbine manufacturers in the field.” states Topi Paananen, CEO of Peikko Group Corporation.
Topi Paananen, CEO, Peikko Group Corporation, mobile +358 50 384 3001,
Mikko Niininen, Director, Wind Energy, mobile +358 40 143 7234,
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Peikko Group in brief:
Peikko Group Corporation is a leading global supplier of concrete connections and composite structures. Peikko’s innovative solutions make the customers’ building process faster, easier and more reliable. Peikko has subsidiaries in 30 countries in China, Europe, the Middle East, and North America, with manufacturing operations in 9 countries. Peikko’s net sales in 2011 were EUR 105 million. Peikko is a family-owned and run company with over 800 professionals. Peikko was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Lahti, Finland. Further information: www.peikko.com.