Evenstad power station

Evenstad power station is a hydroelectric facility on the River Nidelva in Froland Municipality in Aust-Agder. The river is dammed by the intake for the power station.

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Geography:

Evenstad power station is situated in Froland Municipality in Aust-Agder. The municipality has a population of 5 486, and covers an area of 644 km², approximately 6% of which is water.


The power station makes use of a 17-metre drop in the River Nidelva.


Nidelva is the main river of the Arendal river system.

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Vertical drop 17m
Operating since 1904/55/84
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Number Aggregates in operation at the station:4
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Agder Engergi owns 100% of power plant
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Every second runs the 165m³ water through the plant. Enough to fill 16.5 ten-liter buckets of water every hundredth of a second.

Power producting:

1.45%
Evenstad power station supplies 119 GWh to Agder Energi per year, equivalent to 1.45% of the 8200 GWh generated by the group in an average year.
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This makes Evenstad power station the 19th biggest power station in the Agder Energi group.
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Agder Energi’s share of generation covers the annual consumption of approximately 5950 households.

Wikipedia, Agder Energi’s own data.