Wind power plants
Our special expertise includes turnkey deliveries of wind farms. If necessary, we can also deliver substations and transformer substations. If the wind conditions so require, we can deliver hybrid bases up to the height of 40 metres.
KSBR Oy Balance of Plant supply to Närpes Hedet wind farm for Nordex EPC delivery – Google buys the electricity
Keski-Suomen Betonirakenne Oy (later KSBR) is responsible for all the Balance of Plant works in Närpiö Hedet wind farm as an EPC-supply. Hedet is one of Finland latest market-based windfarms and one of those three Finnish parks from which the American tech giant Google will buy renewable electricity.
Whole windfarm will be delivered as an EPC supply by turbine manufacturer Nordex Group to the two owners and investors Neoen and Prokon. Nordex who was seeking for strategic partner to Scandinavian market selected KSBR for wind farm BoP delivery including roads, platforms, medium and high voltage cabling, substations and main transformers turn key delivery.
”This turnkey supply is including all but setting up the turbines, and is showing KSBR capability and competitivity in the EPC market. The wind power construction is changing into bigger market-based projects which gives an overall responsibility to one supplier”, says Juha Tuominen, director of industrial and wind power construction in KSBR.
The village of Övermark in Närpesis going to get a wind farm of 18 turbines producing a total of 81 MW. Preparations are already ongoing and the building has been started in November.
”This is our biggest single wind power project so far. It is great that KSBR is quoted as a competitive constructor on very demanding Customer ”, says project manager Teemu Kemppe from KSBR. He responds of the building of Hedet wind farm.
The project is 80% owned by Neoen, France’s leading independent producer of renewable energy, and one of the fastest-growing worldwide,and project developer Prokon (20%). The produced subsidy-free electricity production from this wind farm is sold to Google when wind farm starts the operation in the beginning of 2020.
KSBR made recently also a contract of an EPC-supply concerning the Ponsivuori wind farm located at Kurikka. KSBR has become one of the leading partners for wind farms civil and electrical turn key supplies.
Keski-Suomen Betonirakenne Oy (later KSBR) has signed a significant turn-key delivery contract with OX2 to supply the civil and electrical balance of plant of Ponsivuori windfarm located in Kurikka Finland.
“We are responsible for design and supply of roads, hardstands, foundations, wind farm cabling and substations. After this only the turbines need to be installed and connected to the grid”, says Juha Tuominen, director of industrial and wind power construction in KSBR.
OX2 is a significant wind power developer and service provider in in Northern-Europe.
“We are delighted to co-operate with OX2 again. Last year we built the infrastructure for OX2 Ykspihlaja wind farm located in Kokkola Finland. End of 2017 the 4 pcs wind turbines started operation and estimated annual production is 55 GWh”, says KSBR project manager Teemu Kemppe who will be also in charge of Ponsivuori construction.
Recent years, KSBR has become one of the leading partners for wind farms civil and electrical turn key supplies. Also company’s outstanding capability to react rapidly to sudden changes during the project execution has been highly valuated by the Customers.
In Ponsivuori company will construct windfarm infrastructure for 7 wind turbines with total electrical capacity of 30 MW.
“We have a pleasure to participate in a subsidy-free wind farm construction. Same time we are enabling to reach the targets in renewable energy production and climate protection”, Tuominen notifies.
“The projects must be very cost competitive so that emission free electricity price meets with the markets requirements”, says Tuominen.
KSBR will start the Ponsivuori windfarm works in November 2018.