What is happening at

Björkvattnet wind farm

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...

 

December 2020 Update

The November winds seemed to settle as we entered December, allowing for a more productive month at Björkvattnet Wind Farm. The cooling weather did, however, bring with it some...

 

November 2020 Update

Further winds battered the Björkvattnet region during the month of November, resulting in over 70% of installation windows closed due to weather.  Each component has a wind speed limit,...

 

October 2020 Update

Unsurprisingly, high winds have continued to blow during the month of October, keeping the installation works at a modest pace. Furthermore, we saw the first snowfall of the winter...

 

September 2020 Update

During the month of September, the Turbine Supplier has continued to endeavour to install wind turbines across the site, despite worsening weather conditions. Although wind is very useful in...