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Lumijoki Sähkäle II, Raahe, Finland

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Peikko has supplied Gravity Foundation Technology for the Lumijoki Wind Project, located near Raahe, West Finland. The turbine manufactured by Vestas is located on an artificial island and produces an average of 6GWh per year.

Peikko is responsible for the foundation design and structural calculations as well as installation on site. The deliveries comprise full set of Gravity Foundation, including Anchor Сage, Headed Studs, Steel Formwork and Peikko’s Special Foundation Reinforcement. Peikko solutions helped to make a faster assembling of the foundation, even at non-standard locations.

The development of Lumijoki Wind Project is performed by Finnish company Lumituuli Oy. The company is the first consumer-owned wind power company and has over 1,200 shareholders who use the electricity it produces. Already 4.8 million EUR have been raised to finance power plants. crowdfunding i.e. share issues and debentures, mainly from individuals.

The project consists of a new wind turbine type to replace an older one. The wind turbine is upgraded to a larger 2 MW type manufactured by Vestas. The project in Lumijoki is commissioned by the end of 2014.

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Project facts

Developer:
Lumituuli
Construction Company:
Uunila Oy
Structural Designer:
Peikko Group (foundation only)
Delivery year:
2014
Completion year:
2014
Number of Turbines:
1
Turbine Manufacturer:
Vestas
Turbine size, MW:
2
Hub Height, m:
80

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