Backhammar Wind Farm is a 130.2MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Varmland, Sweden. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in September 2020. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Eolus Vind and is currently owned by KGAL.

The project generates 400GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 130,000 households.

The Backhammar Wind Farm (Backhammar Wind Farm-I), has 132m high towers.

The Backhammar Wind Farm (Backhammar Wind Farm-II), has 125m high towers.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in September 2020.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Amazon Web Services under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 91MW.

Contractors involved

Vestas Wind Systems was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Backhammar Wind Farm (Backhammar Wind Farm-I) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V136-4.2 MW turbines. The phase consists of 22 turbines with 4.2MW nameplate capacity.

Backhammar Wind Farm (Backhammar Wind Farm-II) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V150-4.2 turbines. The phase consists of 9 turbines with 4.2MW nameplate capacity.

Vestas Wind Systems is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 15 years.

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About Eolus Vind

Eolus Vind AB (Eolus Vind) is a wind farm developer that offers construction, development, and operation of green field projects and wind power plants. The company offers services such as consultancy services, administration, financing, development and management of wind farms. It also offers project management services, asset management, procurement, wind assessments, support and services, environmental impact assessment and sound analysis services, among others. Eolus Vind provides its site assessment for its clients and manufactures wind turbines, and others. The company has its operations in the US, Norway, Latvia, Finland, Sweden and Estonia, among others. Eolus Vind is headquartered in Hassleholm, Sweden.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.