Åmli power station

Åmli power station, which lies in the heart of the village of Åmli, has two generators: Gjøv and Nidelv.

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Geography:

Åmli power station is situated in Åmli Municipality in Aust-Agder. The municipality has a population of 1,810, and covers an area of 1,130 km², approximately 5.5% of which is water. Åmli is one of two power stations in the municipality.


The power station is close to the start of the River Nidelva, where the branch of the river from Nesvatn and Gjøvdal converges with the branch from Fyresvatnet and Nisser.


Nidelva is the main river of the Arendal river system.

Tunnel length 4100m
Vertical drop 6/54m
Operating since 1983
Aggregates
Number Aggregates in operation at the station:1
Eierskap
Agder Engergi owns 100% of power plant
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Every second runs the 173m³ water through the plant. Enough to fill 17.3 ten-liter buckets of water every hundredth of a second.

Power producting:

1.05%
Åmli power station supplies 86 GWh to Agder Energi per year, equivalent to 1.05% of the 8200 GWh generated by the group in an average year.
#23
This makes Åmli power station the 23th biggest power station in the Agder Energi group.
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Agder Energi’s share of generation covers the annual consumption of approximately 4300 households.

Wikipedia, Agder Energi’s own data.