Italcementi S.p.A, and its Turkish affiliate Bares Elektrik Uretimi AS, are constructing a wind farm near to the town of Balikesir in mid-western Turkey. With its maximum installed power of 142.5 MW, the Balikesir wind farm will be one of the largest wind farms in Turkey. The wind farm is scheduled to be in commercial operation by the end of 2011. Pöyry has been chosen as Owner's Engineer to the purchasing phase.
Owner's Engineering services in the purchasing phase consisted of the following main items:
- Review of the project development phase documentation
- Prepartion of the technical specifications of the complete wind farm
- Evaluation of the bids
- Support during contract negotiations