Tahkoluoto Offshore Wind Farm Enters Home Stretch

Commissioning of the Siemens 4.2MW wind turbines and erosion protection of foundations is in full swing at the 42MW Tahkoluoto wind farm off Pori, Finland.

Image source: Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy

The wind farm comprises ten Siemens turbines installed on gravity based foundations.

The final turbine was installed at the site by Jan De Nul’s jack-up Vole au vent earlier this month.

Vole au vent also completed the installation of the ten gravity based foundations at the site in the first half of June.

The EUR 120 million Tahkoluoto offshore wind project is being developed by Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy and is the world’s first offshore wind farm designed for icy conditions.

The wind farm is scheduled for to be fully operational by September 2017.