Wood awarded construction management contract for Europe’s largest single-site onshore wind farm
Wood has been appointed by GE Energy Financial Services and Green Investment Group Limited as the owner’s engineer on the 650MW Markbygden ETT Onshore Wind Farm located in Swedish Lapland near the town of Piteå.
The project, which comprises 179 3.63MW GE wind turbine generators, is set to become Europe’s largest single-site onshore wind farm upon completion in 2019 and will increase Sweden’s installed wind generation by more than 12.5%.
Wood has provided support throughout the project’s pre-financial close phase drawing on a wide range of skills and experience which includes the construction and operation of wind farms.
This latest owner’s engineer role strengthens Wood’s position as a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets.