Bjorkvattnet Wind Farm is a 174.9MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Jamtland, Sweden. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2019 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is being developed by Bjorkvattnet Vind, GE Renewable Energy, Statkraft SCA Vind, Vindparken and WindSpace. The project is currently owned by InfraVia Capital Partners with a stake of 100%.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 175,000 households.

The project will have 141m high towers.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2019. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Google Energy under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy will be the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company is expected to provide 33 units of 5.3-158 MW turbines, each with 5.3MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the wind power project for a period of 25 years.

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About GE Renewable Energy

GE Renewable Energy (GE) is a subsidiary of GE Group, supplies technology, products, and services to the renewable energy industry. The company products include onshore and offshore wind turbines, hydroelectric turbines, control systems and generators, geothermal power turbines, tidal turbines and solar power plant solutions. In addition, the company offers engineering, procurement and construction services, operation and maintenance, optimization, and plant upgradation and assessment services. The company's customers include MARS, Inc., President Container Group, Inc. Kennedy Renewables, E.ON, and Renova, and the Coastal Community Action Program. GE is headquartered in Paris, France.

About Statkraft SCA Vind

Statkraft SCA Vind AB (Statkraft SCA) is a renewable energy company that owns and operates wind power projects for the generation of electricity. The company provides services such as casting and reinforce the foundation, logging and road building, transportation, and fit and lift services. It operates wind turbines are of technology with direct generators. Statkraft SCA plans and constructs wind farms in forested areas of northern Sweden. The company provides projects that produces electricity, and distributes across Sweden. It operates projects in Solleftea, Stromsund and Bracke, Sweden. Statkraft SCA is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

About WindSpace

WindSpace AS (WindSpace) is a renewable energy company. It's services include construction and operation management services wind park development. The company conducts ongoing inquiries to develop pipeline of lucrative wind power projects in Denmark, Poland and Sweden. It also promotes the development of wind parks which produces electricity output through renewable energy. The company’s projects portfolio includes Wind Park Radzanowo, Wind Park Bronislaw, Wind Park Gabin, Wind Park Bjorkvatnet, Wind Park Isbillen-Kulmyran, Wind Park Witkowo, Wind Park Sannik. WindSpace is headquartered in Lyngby, Denmark.

This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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