Hydroelectric Plants in Norway - Aust-Agder & Vest-Agder

Aamli-Nidelv
Location: Aust-Agder
Operator: Agder Energi AS
Configuration: 1 X 5.8-MW
Operation: 1983
T/G supplier: ABB
Quick facts: This is one of two HPP in Aamli village. It is close to the start of the River Nidelva, the main stream in the Arendal river system

Photograph courtesy of Agder Energi AS
Posted 9 Nov 2016

Bjelland
Location: Vest-Agder
Operator: Agder Energi AS
Configuration: 2 X 26.5-MW Francis
Operation: 1947
T/G supplier: Kvaerner, ABB
Quick facts: This power station has a 5.8km HRT is in the mountains just north of the village of Bjelland in Marnardal municipality. The HPP was rebuild int 1974/75 and uses water from the middle section of the River Mandalsaani, which is part of the Mandal river system. Production is about 312 GWh/yr.

Photograph courtesy of Agder Energi AS
Posted 9 Nov 2016

Hanefoss
Location: Aust-Agder
Operator: Agder Energi AS
Configuration: 2 X 10.55-MW
Operation: 1961
T/G supplier: ABB
Quick facts: This HPP is on the Uldal river system on Lake Uldalsana., Herefoss in Birkenes municipality .

Photograph courtesy of Agder Energi AS
Posted 9 Nov 2016

Hunsfoss
Location: Vest-Agder
Operator: Agder Energi Produksjon
Configuration: 1 X 4 MW, 1 X 9 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1926-1964
T/G supplier: Neyrpic, ABB
Quick facts: The first electric power production in Vennesla started in 1897. A new power plant was built in the western course of Otra past Hunsfos in 1964. the platn was sold to Statkraft in 1982 and was reacquired in 1983. Average annual production 77.6 GWh.

Photograph courtesy of Agder Energi Produksjon
Posted 27 Jan 2008

Hunsfoss Ost
Location: Vest-Agder
Operator: Agder Energi Produksjon
Configuration: 1 X 16 MW Kaplan
Operation: 2008
T/G supplier: GE Hydro, VG Power
EPC: SWECO

Photograph courtesy of Agder Energi Produksjon
Posted 16 Jun 2012

Iveland-I
Location: Vest-Agder
Operator: Agder Energi Produksjon
Configuration: 3 X 14-MW Francis
Operation: 1949-1955
T/G supplier: Kvaerner, NEBB
Quick facts: This power station is on the Otra River system 27km north of Kristiansand. The current plant was first planned in the 1930s, but construction did not start until 1944. The power station was completely renovated in 1995. Average annual production is 340 GWh.

Photograph courtesy of Agder Energi Produksjon
Posted 27 Jan 2008

Iveland-II
Location: Vest-Agder
Operator: Agder Energi Produksjon
Configuration: 1 X 44-MW Francis
Operation: 2016
T/G supplier: Alstom
EPC: Alstom
Quick facts: This power station was opened on 14 Jun 2016. It will add about 160 GWh/yr to output fromn the Otra cascade.

Photograph courtesy of Agder Energi Produksjon
Posted 12 Mar 2017

Oskefjell
Location: Vest-Agder
Operator: Oksekraft AS
Configuration: 1 X 250 kW Francis, 1 X 90 kW Turgo
Operation: 2007
T/G supplier: Kap Horn Energi
Quick facts: This SHP is in Kvinesdal.

Photograph courtesy of Oksekraft AS
Posted 6 Feb 2011

Melefallet
Location: Aust-Agder
Operator: Nanes & Mele Kraft AS
Configuration: 1 X 360 kW Kaplan
Operation: 2002
T/G supplier: BNTurbin, BEVI
EPC: as Fadum Teknise

Photograph courtesy of as Fadum Tekniske
Posted 21 Jan 2008

   

Uleberg
Location: Aust-Agder
Operator: Agder Energi Produksjon
Configuration: 2 X 4.7 MW Francis
Operation: 2006
T/G supplier: GE, Indar
Quick facts: The Uleberg power plant in Evje og Hornnes was commissioned in Jun 2006 as the first new power plant completed since Agder Energi was set up in 2000. Uleberg is expected to have average annual production of 38 GWh.

Photograph courtesy of Agder Energi Produksjon
Posted 27 Jan 2008

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 12-Mar-2017

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