Håverstad power station

Håverstad power station is dug approximately 300 metres into the mountains at Håverstad in Åseral Municipality.

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Geography:

Håverstad power station is situated in Åseral Municipality in Vest-Agder. The municipality has a population of 923, and covers an area of 887 km², approximately 10% of which is water. Håverstad is one of four power stations in the municipality.


The power station lies at the south end of Lake Øre, which has a surface area of 3.82 km² and an elevation of 260 m a.s.l.


Lake Øre lies within the Mandal drainage basin.

Tunnel length 4043m
Vertical drop 82,5m
Operating since 1957
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Number Aggregates in operation at the station:2
Eierskap
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:

3.44%
Håverstad power station supplies 282 GWh to Agder Energi per year, equivalent to 3.44% of the 8200 GWh generated by the group in an average year.
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This makes Håverstad power station the 8th biggest power station in the Agder Energi group.
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Agder Energi’s share of generation covers the annual consumption of approximately 14100 households.

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

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