What is happening at

Björkvattnet wind farm

October 2021 Update

During October works continued to carry out any snag items, which are remedial works or items needing attention that were identified when the turbines are fully commissioned and inspected...

 

September 2021 Update

September saw the last turbine go through the final commissioning inspections before progressing to the 24hour check, and then successfully completing its reliability run which is an eight-day performance...

 

Important information

Late in the evening on Tuesday the 31st of August, an accident occurred in the wind farm when a blade broke on turbine Björkvattnet 20 (BJV20). No people were...

 

July 2021 Update

The summer season is now underway at Björkvattnet this month.  It has brought fair weather and the holiday period in Sweden. A new single blade lifting device arrived on...

 

June 2021 Update

June saw the last of the heavy fall weight testing which had been carried out throughout the thaw period.  The test results were used to assess the bearing capacity...

 

May 2021 Update

The thaw period has finally passed at Björkvattnet. The ground conditions were being closely monitored and inspected during the thaw period to ensure heavy machinery could continue to operate...

 

April 2021 Update

Spring has arrived at Björkvattnet, the weather has been milder throughout April and the snow is beginning to recede.  As breeding season is now underway, the local wildlife has...

 

March 2021 Update

Throughout the month of March, we have seen signs of the arrival of Spring. Weather is always important during the construction of a wind farm, and although it might...

 

February 2021 Update

February, already being the shortest month, did not hold much promise in terms of progress as high winds and snow persisted throughout, making life difficult for the installation teams,...

 

January 2021 Update

The installation teams returned to site in early January following a winter break, with all site staff following the government and site specific Covid-19 protocols upon arrival. Snow clearance...