HARCO Heavy Lifting performed the annual service on all 48 turbines at Lillgrund Offshore Windfarm during the summer 2020 despite challenges and restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 2020 service was performed within the expected timeline, which have satisfied all parties involved.
All observations made throughout the project, has been submitted directly from our Service Technicians through the HARCO service app, enabling repair work during the planned service.
By reducing downtime during service, HARCO Heavy Lifting is contributing to the green transition, which is a huge focus in running our business. Henrik Harkes, Sales Director at HARCO Heavy Lifting, says: “We do our best to keep ensure optimum turbine availability, not only reducing customer cost, but also to make a long-term difference for the environment. We use our vast experience within the wind-industry, to optimize all aspects of turbine maintenance and operations. Through careful planning, thorough communication and safe and efficient execution, we manage to lower turbine downtime during all kinds of tasks. The cooperation with Lillgrund Offshore Windfarm during service 2020 has been a success. We are great full for the collaboration with Vattenfall Lillgrund – they are extremely professional and open to new ideas, which is a perfect match for us, illustrating new initiatives enabling optimization of turbine availability.“
The Wind Farm consists of 48 2,3 MW SGRE turbines. The Wind Farm was commissioned in December 2007, as the third-largest wind farm in the world. The wind turbines are 115-metres high and are visible on the horizon from the coast. (source: powerplants.vattenfall.com)
About HARCO Heavy Lifting
HARCO Heavy Liftings goal is to revolutionize the lifting industry with better and smarter applications, prepared for the future. The criteria of success are to provide advisory and knowhow to develop sustainable, cost efficient and cutting-edge solutions for the industry.
HARCO Heavy Lifting offers wind farm all-in services, main component exchanges, specialist services, equipment specialist services, and development and maintenance of equipment.