Hydroelectric Plants in Norway - Hordaland & Rogaland
Bjerkreim
Location: Rogaland
Operator: Gjedrem & Holmen Kraftverk
Configuration: 1 X 260 kW Semi-Kaplan
Operation: 2004
T/G supplier: Hydrohrom
EPC: Bygland Teknologi Vannkraft

Photograph courtesy of Bygland Teknologi Vannkraft
Posted 23 Jan 2008

Gryto
Location: Hordaland
Operator: Gryto Kraft
Configuration: 1 X 2 MW Pelton
Operation: 2006
T/G supplier: Energi Teknikk AS, Hitzinger
EPC: Energi Teknikk AS

Photograph courtesy of Gryto Kraft
Posted 11 May 2008

Helganes
Location: Rogaland
Operator: Helganes Kraft AS
Configuration: 2 X 1.58 MW Pelton
Operation: 2003
T/G supplier: BNTurbin, Hitzinger
EPC: as Fadum Teknise

Photograph courtesy of as Fadum Tekniske
Posted 20 Jan 2008

Hylen
Location: Rogaland
Operator: Statkraft SF
Configuration: 2 X 80 MW Francis
Operation: 1980-1981
T/G supplier: Kvaerner, National Industri

Photograph courtesy of Statkraft SF
Posted 5 Jun 2005

Kinso
Location: Hordaland
Operator: Hardanger Energi AS
Configuration: 2 X 220 kW
Operation: 1917
T/G supplier: ??
Quick Facts: In Kinsavik municipality in Ullensvang.

Photograph courtesy of Hardanger Energi AS
Posted 31 Jul 2011

Kvilldal
Location: Rogaland
Operator: Statkraft SF
Configuration: 4 X 310 MW Francis
Operation: 1982-1983
T/G supplier: Kvaerner, NEBB
Quick facts: Kvilldal is Norway's largest power plant and supplies about 5% of the country's electricity.

Photograph courtesy of Statkraft SF
Posted 8 Aug 2004

Kvitno
Location: Hordaland
Operator: OBOS Energi AS
Configuration: 1 X 9-MW Pelton
Operation: 2014
T/G supplier: Rainpower, Leroy Somer
Quick facts: This SHP in Odda kommune opened on 15 Aug 2015. This is the first HPP fully-owned by OBOS.

Photograph courtesy of OBOS
Posted 4 May 2014

Mauranger
Location: Hordaland
Operator: Statkraft SF
Configuration: 2 X 125 MW Pelton
Operation: 1973
T/G supplier: Voest, NEBB

Photograph courtesy of Statkraft SF
Posted 5 Sep 2005

Nedre Bersavatn
Location: Nordland
Operator: Statkraft SF
Configuration: 1 X 4 MW Francis
Operation: 2005
T/G supplier: VA TECH
EPC: VA TECH, NCC

Photograph courtesy of Statkraft SF
Posted 3 Jun 2005

Oltedal
Location: Rogaland
Operator: Lyse Energi AS
Configuration: 2 X 1.3 MW, 2 X 2 MW, (ret) 1 X 9.3 MW Francis
Operation: 1909-1994
T/G supplier: Kvaerner, NEBB, ABB
Quick facts: This is a historic HPP in Gjesdal. The first 2.95-MW plant was developed from 1899 when Stavanger City Council auhorized development of Oltesviksfossen and Oltedalsfossen for water power. The electromechnical equipment was damaged by German troops in April 1940 and restored in Dec 1940. Stavanger sold the plant to Lyse Kraft in Nov 1989 and a new unit was added n 1994, at which time the old sets were retired and turned into a musum and visitor center.

Photograph by Rune Sattler (wikipedia)
Posted 23 Aug 2015

Ovre Bersavatn
Location: Hordaland
Operator: Statkraft SF
Configuration: 1 X 5.5 MW Francis
Operation: 2005
T/G supplier: VA TECH
EPC: VA TECH, NCC

Photograph courtesy of Statkraft SF
Posted 3 Jun 2005

Roldal
Location: Hordaland
Operator: Norsk Hydro ASA
Configuration: 2 X 80 MW Francis
Operation: 1966
T/G supplier: Kvaerner, NEBB
Quick Facts: The Norsk Hydro power system in Røldal-Suldal consists of reservoirs and seven power plants along the Røldal and Suldal watershed and terminating at Suldal Lake. Hydro bought hydro rights in the river system in the 1950s. Statkraft is a 4.8% owner in the scheme. As Suldal and Røldal were built, construction was ongoing at Hydro’s aluminum plant at Karmøy on the west coast. The exterior treatment of Røldal HPP was designed by architect Geir Grung.

Photograph by Terje S Knudsen and courtesy of Norsk Hydro
Posted 11 Apr 2011

Sagevikelv
Location: Hordaland
Operator: Sagevikelv Kraft AS
Configuration: 2 X 2.3 MW Pelton
Operation: 2003
T/G supplier: BNturbin, Leroy Somer
EPC: Fadum Tekniske

Photograph courtesy of Fadum Tekniske
Posted 26 Apr 2008

Sima
Location: Hordaland
Operator: Statkraft SF
Configuration: 2 X 257 MW (Sima-Sy), 2 X 315 MW (Sima-Lang) Pelton
Operation: 1977
T/G supplier: Kvaerner, ABB
Quick facts: Sima is Norway's second largest hydro plant.

Photograph courtesy of Statkraft SF
Posted 8 Aug 2004

Suldal
Location: Rogaland
Operator: Norsk Hydro ASA
Configuration: 2 X 80 MW, 2 X 75 MW Francis
Operation: 1965-1971
T/G supplier: Kvaerner, NEBB

Photograph by Terje S Knudsen and courtesy of Norsk Hydro
Posted 11 Apr 2011

Tveitano
Location: Rogaland
Operator: Lars Vasshus
Configuration: 1 X 1.3 MW Pelton
Operation: 2005
T/G supplier: BNTurbin, Hitzinger
EPC: as Fadum Teknise

Photograph courtesy of as Fadum Tekniske
Posted 26 Apr 2008

Tysse-I
Location: Hordaland
Operator: Tyssefaldene A/S
Configuration: 100 MW Pelton
Operation: 1908-1918 (ret)
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: Tysse-I had 15 units. It was damaged by fire in 1980 and the last two sets were retired in 1989. The plant produced about 700 GWh/yr of 25Hz electricity. Tyssefaldene is owned by DNN Industrier A/S (40%), Outokumpu Norzink AS (40%) and Statkraft (20%).

Photograph courtesy of Tyssefaldene A/S
Posted 2 Dec 2006

Tysso-II
Location: Hordaland
Operator: Tyssefaldene A/S
Configuration: 2 X 90 MW Pelton
Operation: 1967
T/G supplier: Sulzer Escher Wyss, NEBB
Quick facts: Tysso-II required extensive dam and tunnel construction from April 1964 to February 1968 including a 15.4km supply tunnel collecting all the side streams around Lake Ringedalsvann. Maximum head is 735m. A new 300kV line was built from Åsen in Skjeggedal to Røldal. Tyssefaldene is owned by DNN Industrier A/S (40%), Outokumpu Norzink AS (40%) and Statkraft (20%).

Photograph courtesy of Statkraft SF
Posted 17 Sep 2005

Abbreviations

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

Updated 04-May-2016

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