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Høylandsfoss power station

The power station, which was commissioned in 1948, lies at Feda in Kvinesdal Municipality.

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Høylandsfoss power station is situated in Kvinesdal Municipality in Vest-Agder. The municipality has a population of 5 891, and covers an area of 962 km², approximately 7% of which is water. Høylandsfoss is one of three power stations in the municipality.

The power makes use of a 54.5-metre drop in the River Fedaelva one kilometre north of Feda.

Tunnel length 741m
Vertical drop 45,5m
Operating since 1948
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Number Aggregates in operation at the station:3
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:

Høylandsfoss power station supplies 33 GWh to Agder Energi per year, equivalent to 0.4% of the 8200 GWh generated by the group in an average year.
This makes Høylandsfoss power station the 32th biggest power station in the Agder Energi group.
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Agder Energi’s share of generation covers the annual consumption of approximately 1650 households.

Wikipedia, Agder Energi’s own data.