NCC Construction Sweden has been commissioned to construct a total of 123 base plates, with associated roads, for two wind farms on the borders between the Swedish counties of Västernorrland and Jämtland. The client is Statkraft SCA Vind AB and the total order value is SEK 460 million, which will be registered in the fourth quarter.
One of the wind farms is called Björkhöjden and is located in the municipalities of Sollefteå and Ragunda. It will comprise 90 turbines. The second farm, Ögonfägnaden, is located in the municipalities of Sollefteå, Ragunda and Strömsund and will comprise 33 turbines. The order also includes construction of 103 kilometers of roads.
When the wind farms are completed, they will produce 1,090 GWh of electricity per year, corresponding to annual consumption of household electricity for 550,000 apartments.
Work will commence in October 2012 and is scheduled to be completed in November 2014.
A total of 50 individuals will be employed during the project.
NCC is one of the leading construction and property development companies in the Nordic region. In 2011, NCC reported sales of SEK 53 billion and had 17,500 employees. NCC Construction Sweden constructs housing, offices, roads, civil engineering and other infrastructure in Sweden.
Source: Business Wire, Cision