Hydroelectric Plants in Sweden - Dalarna & Gavleborg

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-Mansbo
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>

Hamrasjons
Location: Gavleborg
Operator: Hamra Kraft AB
Configuration: 1 X 620-kV Francis
Operation: 1994
T/G supplier: Kossler, ABB
EPC: Hallarydturbiner AB
Quick facts: This SHP is generally unavailable from Nov to Mar.

Photograph courtesy of Hamra Kraft AB
Posted 16 Jul 2017

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: Gavleborg
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

Korsnas
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: Gavleborg
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: Gavleborg
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

Storlugnet
Location: Gavleborg
Operator: Hamra Kraft AB
Configuration: 1 X 208-kV Kaplan
Operation: 1932
T/G supplier: ASEA
Quick facts: This SHP iin Ljusdal was damaged by fire in 1948 and completely renovated in 2000. The control system was replaced in 2011.

Photograph courtesy of Hamra Kraft AB
Posted 16 Jul 2017

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 16-Jul-2017

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