Number of windmills: 3
Production: Approximately 8GWh, corresponding to the consumption of 400 households
Owners: Power entrepreneurs from Arendal (majority owners)
in cooperation with Anne Marie and Svein Håland, and Norsk Vind Energi AS.
Operator: Norsk Vindenergi
Utilising the wind blowing on the farm
The project is located at Håland, in the municipality of Hå, about five kilometres southeast of the Varhaug town centre.
The area around the wind farm is characterised by very good and stable wind conditions, and the estimated annual output is about 8GW. Wind power has a history at Røyrmyra As far back as the 1800’s, wind power was employed in the agricultural sector at Jæren, and towards the end of the century, there were 500 windmills in Rogaland. One of them was located at Røyrmyra, as you can see from the picture.
Read more about the wind power history in Norway in this report from the Jærmuseet museum.
31. January 2020:
The turbine installation works are slowly but steadingly progressing and the half-way mark (35 installed turbines) was passed in the middle of January. 20 turbines at Eikeland-Steinsland are now completly installed, i.e. in total 38 completed turbines including Skinansfjellet wind farm.
The main cranes are expected to start installation at Gravdal wind farm in March and hopefully complete the last turbine in May.