Hanefoss power station

Hanefoss power station is a hydroelectric facility on the Uldal river system at Herefoss in Birkenes Municipality in Aust-Agder.

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Geography:

Hanefoss power station is situated in Birkenes Municipality in Aust-Agder. The municipality has a population of 4 993, and covers an area of 674 km², approximately 6% of which is water.


The power station lies on the Uldal river system, at Lake Uldalsåna.

Tunnel length 530m
Vertical drop 71m
Operating since 1961
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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 31m³ water through the plant. Enough to fill 3.1 ten-liter buckets of water every hundredth of a second.

Power producting:

1.46%
Hanefoss power station supplies 120 GWh to Agder Energi per year, equivalent to 1.46% of the 8200 GWh generated by the group in an average year.
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This makes Hanefoss power station the 18th biggest power station in the Agder Energi group.
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Agder Energi’s share of generation covers the annual consumption of approximately 6000 households.

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

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