Hydroelectric Plants in Sweden - Dalarna & Gävleborg

Arnas
Location: Dalarna
Operator: Malungs Elverk AB
Configuration: 1 X 85 kW, 1 X 125 kW Francis
Operation: 1920
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: The electromechnical equipment at this SHP in Aran has been modernized but the building is essentially as built.

Photograph courtesy of Malungs Elverk AB
Posted 17 May 2015

Avesta-Storfors / Avesta-Månsbo
Location: Dalarna
Operator: Fortum Generation AB
Configuration: 3 X 3.5 MW, 5 X 2.8 MW
Operation: 1931-1938
T/G supplier: KMW, ASEA
Quick facts: In 2006, the generating equipment at Avesta-Månsbo was replaced by a single 36-MW Kaplan turbine.

Photograph courtesy of Fortum Generation AB
Posted 2 Nov 2003

Bullerforsen
Location: Dalarna
Operator: Fortum Generation AB
Configuration: 6 X 3.4 MW
Operation: 1910
T/G supplier: KMW, ASEA
EPC: VBB
Quick facts: This shows the old power station, designed by Klas Boman and now preserved as a museum.  The site was modernized in 1990. Part of a swap agreement between Fortum and Vattenfall in Oct 2000.

Photograph and copyright by John Eklund (www.elmuseum.se)
Posted 30 Dec 2006

Forshuvud
Location: Dalarna
Operator: Fortum Generation AB
Configuration: 2 X 5.5 MW Francis, 1 X 7.1 MW Propeller
Operation: 1917-1918
T/G supplier: Nohab, KMW, Finshyttams, AEG, ASEA
EPC: Bygg & Maskin, VBB

Photograph courtesy of Fortum
Re-posted 8 May 2007/td>

Holjebro
Location: Gävleborg
Operator: Fortum Generation AB
Configuration: 2 X 15 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1967-1970
T/G supplier: Kvaerner, ABB

Photograph courtesy of Fortum
Posted 8 May 2007

Jarnfallet
Location: Gävleborg
Operator: Holmen Kraft Elhandel AB
Configuration: 2 X 5.5 MW Francis, 1 X 7.1 MW Propeller
Operation: 1917-1918
T/G supplier: Nohab, KMW, Finshyttams, AEG, ASEA
EPC: Bygg & Maskin, VBB

Photograph and copyright by John Eklund (www.elmuseum.se)
Posted 31 Dec 2006

Kvien
Location: Dalarna
Operator: Malungs Elverk AB
Configuration: 1 X 2.7 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1989
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: In 1987, an agreement was signed between Udeholm Kraft and Malungs Elverk regarding consution of this SHP in Malung.

Photograph courtesy of Malungs Elverk AB
Posted 17 May 2015

Korsnäs
Location: Dalarna
Operator: Falu Energi & Vatten AB
Configuration: 1 X 309 kW Francis
Operation: 1909
T/G supplier: KMW, ASEA

Photograph and copyright by John Eklund (www.elmuseum.se)
Posted 31 Dec 2006

Ljusne Strommar
Location: Gävleborg
Operator: Fortum Generation AB
Configuration: 2 X 18.5 MW
Operation: 1987
T/G supplier: Kvaerner

Photograph courtesy of Fortum Generation AB
Posted 21 May 2006

Kvarnsveden III
Location: Dalarna
Operator: Fortum Generation AB
Configuration: 1 X 31 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1996
T/G supplier: Kvaerner, ASEA
Quick facts: This plant is adjacent to a Stora Enso paper mill.

Photograph courtesy of Fortum
Posted 9 May 2007

Ostvalla
Location: Dalarna
Operator: Malungs Elverk AB
Configuration: 1 X 440 kW Francis
Operation: 1992
T/G supplier: Kvaerner
Quick facts: This site dates to 1919 when Transtrands Såg-och Kvarnaktiebolag built a small hydro plant for their sawmiil. This was rebuilt at a new location in 1936 and the plant was renewed again in the 1990s.

Photograph courtesy of Malungs Elverk AB
Posted 17 May 2015

Pappersfallet
Location: Gävleborg
Operator: Iggesunds Bruk
Configuration: 1.3 MW
Operation: 1915
T/G supplier: KMW

Photograph and copyright by John Eklund (www.elmuseum.se)
Posted 1 Jan 2007

Sundborn
Location: Dalarna
Operator: Falu Energi & Vatten AB
Configuration: 1 X 700 kW, 1 X 590 kW, 1 X 900 kW Francis
Operation: 1912-1930
T/G supplier: KMW, Luth & Rosen, Nya Forenade Elektriska

Photograph and copyright by John Eklund (www.elmuseum.se)
Posted 15 Jan 2007

Tanger Rebuild
Location: Dalarna
Operator: Fortum Generation AB
Configuration: 1 X 4.6 MW axial
Operation: 2005
T/G supplier: VA TECH
Quick facts: This shows the old power station, which now stands idle.

Photograph and copyright by John Eklund (www.elmuseum.se)
Posted 15 Jan 2007

Tolvfors
Location: Gävleborg
Operator: Gavle Energi AB
Configuration: 2 X 630 kW, Kaplan, 1 X 900 kW propeller
Operation: 1926-1938
T/G supplier: KMW, Elektromekano, Nassjo, ASEA

Photograph and copyright by John Eklund (www.elmuseum.se)
Posted 29 Jan 2007

Abbreviations

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

Updated 27-Dec-2016

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