Finndøla power station

Finndøla power station is a hydropower facility in Fyresdal Municipality, which lies by Lake Fyresvatnet on the Arendal river system.

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Geography:

Finndøla power station is situated in Fyresdal Municipality in Telemark. The municipality has a population of 1 303, and covers an area of 1 280 km², approximately 13% of which is water.


The power station makes use of the 303-metre drop from the Gausvatn reservoir to Fyresvatnet.


Gausvatn is dammed to an elevation of between 589 and 550 m a.s.l. Water is also piped from Votnevatni and Grimvatn.

Tunnel length 7030m
Vertical drop 303m
Operating since 1972/73
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Number Aggregates in operation at the station:2
Eierskap
Agder Engergi owns 50% of power plant
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Every second runs the 42m³ water through the plant. Enough to fill 4.2 ten-liter buckets of water every hundredth of a second.

Power producting:

1.44%
Finndøla power station supplies 118 GWh to Agder Energi per year, equivalent to 1.44% of the 8200 GWh generated by the group in an average year.
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This makes Finndøla power station the 21th biggest power station in the Agder Energi group.
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Agder Energi’s share of generation covers the annual consumption of approximately 5900 households.

Wikipedia, Agder Energi’s own data.