Holen power station

Holen power station is a hydroelectric facility by Lake Botsvatn in Bykle Municipality in Aust-Agder.

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Geography:

The Holen power stations are situated in Bykle Municipality in Aust-Agder. The municipality has a population of 948, and covers an area of 1 467 km², approximately 14% of which is water.


There are two power stations at Holen, the first of which uses water from Vatnedalsvatnet reservoir, and from six tributaries and streams that are diverted into the intake tunnel. Lake Ormsavatnet also feeds this power station.


The other power station uses water from three lakes: Urevatn, Reinevatn and Skarjesvatn.

Tunnel length 2500m
Vertical drop 316/651m
Operating since 1981/86
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Number Aggregates in operation at the station:3
Eierskap
Agder Engergi owns 68.6% 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:

4.94%
Holen power station supplies 405 GWh to Agder Energi per year, equivalent to 4.94% of the 8200 GWh generated by the group in an average year.
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This makes Holen power station the 5th biggest power station in the Agder Energi group.
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Agder Energi’s share of generation covers the annual consumption of approximately 20250 households.

Wikipedia, Agder Energi’s own data.