Bjelland power station

Bjelland power station lies in the mountains just north of the village of Bjelland in Marnardal Municipality.

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Geography:

Bjelland power station is situated in Marnardal Municipality in Vest-Agder. The municipality has a population of 2 290, and covers an area of 395 km², approximately 4% of which is water. Bjelland is one of several power stations in the municipality.


The power station lies along the middle section of the River Mandalsåni, which is part of the Mandal river system.

Tunnel length 5812m
Vertical drop 87,5m
Operating since 1947/1975
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Number Aggregates in operation at the station:2
Eierskap
Agder Engergi owns 100% of power plant
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Every second runs the 79m³ water through the plant. Enough to fill 7.9 ten-liter buckets of water every hundredth of a second.

Power producting:

3.8%
Bjelland power station supplies 312 GWh to Agder Energi per year, equivalent to 3.8% of the 8200 GWh generated by the group in an average year.
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This makes Bjelland power station the 7th biggest power station in the Agder Energi group.
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Agder Energi’s share of generation covers the annual consumption of approximately 15600 households.

http://webby.nve.no/publikasjoner/rapport/2013/rapport2013_52.pdf, Wikipedia, Agder Energi’s own data.

Do you have any questions about Bjelland power station or any of the other power stations in the Agder Energi group?
ASK JAN TØNNESSEN, THE BUSINESS AREA DIRECTOR FOR HYDROELECTRIC POWER