Veidekke ASA: To construct new wind farm for Eolus

Veidekke ASA: To construct new wind farm for Eolus

17.01.2019 - 09:00

Veidekke has signed a new agreement with Eolus Vind AB to construct the foundation and roads for 31 wind turbines to be built in Bäckhammar in Kristinehamn and Degerfors municipalities in Sweden. The contract value is SEK 182 million.

The project is a design and build contract comprising the construction of foundations and roads and the related installation of electric cables. Work on the project started in early January, and will be completed by February 2020. The two companies have cooperated on several previous projects.

”We look forward to continued successful cooperation. Eolus is a professional customer, which, just like Veidekke, values sustainability and quality first,” says Anders Johansson, Site Manager at Veidekke Anläggning.

”Veidekke has a strong and highly skilled team, which is well acquiainted with Eolus’ product priorities. We look forward to cooperating on yet another project to increase Sweden’s production of renewable energy”, says Marcus Landelin, Deputy Director and Operations Manager in Eolus.

Wind power is a prioritised segment, in which Veidekke has a strong position and presents a comprehensive customer offer.

The contract is included in the order book for the fourth quarter 2018.

For more information, contact

Anders Johansson, Site Manager, Veidekke Anläggning SydVäst, anders.johansson@veidekke.se, +46 722 28 20 60

Peter Svenningsson, Regional Manager, Veidekke Anläggning SydVäst, peter.svenningsson@veidekke.se, +46 761 26 40 19

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Veidekke is one of Scandinavia's largest construction and property development companies. The company undertakes all types of building construction and civil engineering contracts, develops residential projects, maintains roads, and produces asphalt and aggregates. The company is known for its involvement and local knowledge. Its annual turnover is NOK 32 billion, and half of its 8,000 employees own shares in the company. Veidekke is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and has always posted a profit since it was founded in 1936.