Smøla Wind Farm

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Smøla Wind Farm
Smøla vindpark 1.jpg
Smøla Wind Farm is located in Norway
Smøla Wind Farm
Location of Smøla Wind Farm in Norway
CountryNorway
LocationSmøla Municipality
Coordinates63°24.42′N 7°55.44′E / 63.40700°N 7.92400°E / 63.40700; 7.92400Coordinates: 63°24.42′N 7°55.44′E / 63.40700°N 7.92400°E / 63.40700; 7.92400
StatusOperational
Commission dateSeptember 5, 2002 (2002-09-05)
Owner(s)Statkraft
Wind farm
Site area18 km2
Power generation
Units operational68
Nameplate capacity150 MW
Capacity factor34.2%
Annual net output450 GW·h

Smøla Wind Farm (Smøla vindpark) is a 68 turbine wind farm located in Smøla Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The farm is located southeast of the village of Dyrnes on the island of Smøla. It is operated by Statkraft and covers an area of 18 square kilometres (6.9 sq mi).[1]

Total installed effect is 20 x 2.0 MW (phase one) plus 48 x 2.3 MW (phase two). The maximum production capacity is 150 MW and total generating capacity is in average 450 GWh per year, making Smøla the largest wind farm in the country and the largest onshore wind farm in Europe.[2]

The first stage was opened by King Harald V of Norway on 5 September 2002. Phase two opened in September 2005.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Knut A Rosvold. "Smøla vindpark". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  2. ^ Statkraft. "Smøla vindpark" (in Norwegian). Archived from the original on 2007-11-06. Retrieved 2007-11-07.

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