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Anastassia -
16 January 2023

Sustainability is an important consideration when building the future. Generating sustainable wind energy plays a big part in this. Effective wind farm security is therefore essential for the efficient running of the construction project. Therefore, our UFOs offer security while seven Nordex turbines with over 8m elevated foundations are being installed in Torvenkylä, Finland.

The construction of the foundations for the Torvenkylä wind farm in Finland started in 2022. The project is located in the municipality of Kalajoki in North Ostrobothnia, approximately 150 km south of Oulu. Energiequelle Oy, the Finnish subsidiary of Energiequelle GmbH, is installing seven Nordex N163 turbines, each with an output of 5.7 MW and an over 8-meter concrete elevation that will be built on top of the foundations to improve the wind farm’s electricity production.

Wind farm security during construction

Large and expensive materials and equipment are used during the construction of wind turbines such as the cranes and the parts of the turbines. These materials often contain expensive copper cables which are susceptible to theft. In addition, windmills are placed in rows, which means that these types of high-impact projects usually involve complex planning that is influenced by many factors. Therefore, effective wind farm security is essential for the efficient running of the construction project.

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Contribution to the fight against climate change

The installation of the wind turbines supplied by Nordex started in August 2022. Once fully operational the park will produce around 120 GWh per year, supplying around 25,000 households and avoiding approximately 84,000 tons of CO2 emissions per year.

Your wind farm secured with our camera surveillance

Possible theft can lead to major material and immaterial damages, such as delays in the production process and in general, the project. With our mobile security cameras, supporting products and the Kooi Alarm Center, we ensure optimum security of your wind farm 24/7, so that you can focus on your project. Wondering if your security is sufficient? Our specialists are happy to tell you more about effectively protecting the expensive materials on your site during a free safety check, where we determine what wind farm security is needed during construction. Contact Kees Glandorff for a free security check to determine your needs for solar farm security.

'Always a pleasure to work for Kooi with the customer in front to provide the best solution and service.'

Kees is an International Sales Manager at Kooi. He has been working for Kooi for three years now. His expertise lies in the Wind and Solar industries. Kees currently oversees projects in Scandinavia.

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