Hydroelectric Plants in Southern Norway - other counties

Folkestad
Location: More og Romsdal
Operator: Folkestad Kraftverk AS
Configuration: 1 X 1.55 MW Pelton
Operation: 2006
T/G supplier: BNTurbin, Hitzinger
EPC: as Fadum Teknise

Photograph courtesy of Folkestad Kraftverk AS
Posted 11 May 2008

Follebu
Location: Oppland
Operator: Follebu Bruk
Configuration: 1 X 495 kW Kaplan
Operation: 2005
T/G supplier: BNTurbin, Hitzinger
EPC: as Fadum Teknise

Photograph courtesy of as Fadum Tekniske
Posted 16 Jan 2008

Hunsfoss
Location: Vest-Agder
Operator: Agder Energi Produksjon
Configuration: 1 X 4 MW, 1 X 9 MW kW 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
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 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. A new set is being installed for service in 2016.

Photograph courtesy of Agder Energi Produksjon
Posted 27 Jan 2008

Osfallet
Location: Hedmark
Operator: Eidsiva Energi AS
Configuration: 1 X 3.7 MW, 1 X 1.8 MW Francis
Operation: 1947-1981
T/G supplier: Kvaerner, BBC
Quick facts: This SHP was first built in 1911.

Photograph by Helena Nynäs and courtesy of NVE
Posted 9 Nov 2014

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

Rånåsfoss-I
Location: Ostfold
Operator: Akershus Energi AS
Configuration: 6 X 9 MW Francis
Operation: 1922
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: Construction of the first stage of this plant in Glomma lasted from 1918-1922 and involved a work force of over 3,500 peaking at 1,200. An entire township was built to support the development. About 60yrs later, it was decided to expand Rånåsfoss and a single Kaplan T/G was installed in 1983 in a new powerhouse on the opposite side of the river. Voith has been contracted to rebuild the Phase-I plant with new, larger-size propeller turbines.

Photograph courtesy of Akershus Energi AS
Posted 8 Aug 2010

Solbergfoss
Location: Ostfold
Operator: E-CO Vannkraft as
Configuration: 12 X 7.5 MW, 1 X 12 MW Francis, 1 X 100 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1921-1982
T/G supplier: Brug, Neyrpic, Kvaerner, Siemens, NEBB
Quick facts: Solbergfoss-II has Norway's largest Kaplan turbine. The plant is jointly owned with Statkraft.

Photograph courtesy of Statkraft SF
Posted 5 Sep 2005

Trollheim
Location: More og Romsdal
Operator: Statkraft SF
Configuration: 1 X 130 MW Francis
Operation: 1967
T/G supplier: Kvaerner, NEBB
Quick facts: Hydropower produced at Trollheim has an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) Type III certified by DNV in accordance with ISO 14040-43 and ISO 14025 TR. The EPD documents the life-cycle environmental impact per kWh.

Photograph courtesy of Statkraft SF
Posted 5 Sep 2005

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 09-Nov-2014

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