Dynjanfoss power station | Agder Energi

Dynjanfoss power station

Dynjanfoss power station is remotely controlled from Høgefoss power station.

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Dynjanfoss power station is situated in Nissedal Municipality in Telemark. The municipality has a population of 1 451, and covers an area of 905 km², approximately 13% of which is water. Dynjanfoss is one of five power stations in the municipality.

The power station uses the drop of the River Fyreselv at the Dynjanfoss and Reinefoss waterfalls, between Hønetjønn and Eikhomskilen.

The Fyreselv rises at Fyresvatn, and its confluence with the Nisserelva at Haugsjåsund marks the start of the River Nidelva.

Tunnel length 1540m
Vertical drop 81m
Operating since 1951/1955
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Number Aggregates in operation at the station:3
Agder Engergi owns 100% of power plant
Every second runs the 0m³ water through the plant. Enough to fill 0 ten-liter buckets of water every hundredth of a second.

Power producting:

Dynjanfoss power station supplies 160 GWh to Agder Energi per year, equivalent to 1.95% of the 8200 GWh generated by the group in an average year.
This makes Dynjanfoss power station the 12th biggest power station in the Agder Energi group.
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Agder Energi’s share of generation covers the annual consumption of approximately 8000 households.

Wikipedia, Agder Energi’s own data.