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January 7, 2022

Gravdal, Norway

By Carmen

Gravdal is a 63MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Rogaland, Norway. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2020.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 63 63 Active Rogaland, Norway Fred. Olsen Renewables; Norsk Vind Energi

Description

The project was developed by Fred. Olsen Renewables and Norsk Vind Energi. The project is currently owned by Luxcara with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 270GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 13,500 households. The project cost is $126m.

The Tubular Steel towers installed at the project site are 125m high.

Development Status

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The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in 2020.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Meta Platforms under a power purchase agreement for a period of 15 years from 2020. The contracted capacity is 63MW.

Contractors Involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 15 units of SWT-DD-130 turbines, each with 4.2MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2020, for a period of 25 years.

About Fred. Olsen Renewables

Fred. Olsen Renewables AS (FOR), a subsidiary of Bonheur ASA, is a developer and operator of onshore wind farms. The company focuses on wind power generation and the development of renewable energy production. FOR is engaged in design, construction,and development of wind farms for renewable energy production and transmission of power in the UK, Germany, France and Scandinavia. The company offers services including concept development, detailed design, construction, commissioning, operations and maintenance, and landscape restoration. The company operates its wind farms in Norway, the UK, Ireland and Sweden. FOR is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.

About Norsk Vind Energi

Norsk Vind Energi AS (Norsk Vind Energi) operates as a renewable energy company that develops wind power and produces energy. It operates on the development, construction and operations of clean renewable wind production. It identifies, develops and participates in the development and operation of wind energy projects. Norsk Vind Energi undertakes the wind power projects from planning to operation. The company provides projects such as Hog Jaeren wind farm, Royrmyra wind farm, Egersund wind farm and Tellenes wind farm, among others. It develops projects in both domestically and internationally. Norsk Vind Energi is headquartered in Stavanger, Norway.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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