Måkaknuten Wind Farm

Number of wind turbines: 22
Installed capacity: 94,6 MW
Annual production: Approximately 350 GWh
Corresponding to the consumption of: 20,000 Norwegian households
In operation since: 2020

Project developer: Norsk Vind AS
Ownership: ewz Måkaknuten Vind AS
Construction and project management: Norsk Vind AS
Operation management: Norsk Vind AS

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Måkaknuten wind farm is located in both Bjerkreim and Gjesdal Municipality.

Following financial closure of Makaknuten Wind Farm project in the beginning of March 2019, civil works started shortly after by constructing site roads in both eastern and western side of the project. At the same time, engineering works were commenced to provide in time, all necessary technical designs, studies and detail planning of works.

The site activity is planned and coordinated with respect to the landowners in the area and their farming activity.

Makaknuten Wind Farm has also constructed an overhead line connected to Bjerkreim regional substation.

Please see some pictures and overall project status below.

Status

04/01/2021:

Completed works:

  • All site roads and hardstands completed.
  • All WTG foundations completed.
  • MV cable grid completed.
  • Substation completed and energized.
  • Overhead line from Makaknuten substation to Bjerkreim substation is completed and energized.
  • Transportation of the WTG components from Egersund harbour to site.
  • Turbine installation is completed, 22 out of 22.
  • Commissioning of the turbines are completed. All turbines are in operation, and producing electric power.

Ongoing works:

  • Clean up of the project site, and rehabilitation of the borrow pit is ongoing. To be finished spring 2021.

Jan Volmut

Project Manager