Makaknuten is a 94.6MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Rogaland, Norway. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. 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 94.6 94.6 Active Rogaland, Norway Lyse Produksjon; Norsk Vind Energi


The project was developed by Lyse Produksjon and Norsk Vind Energi. The project is currently owned by Elektrizitatswerk der Stadt Zurich with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 348GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 17,000 households.

The Makaknuten (Makaknuten – Phase I), has 125m high towers.

The Makaknuten (Makaknuten – Phase II), has 125m high towers.

Development Status

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

Contractors Involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 22 units of SWT-DD-130 turbines, each with 4.3MW nameplate capacity.

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.


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