Jørundland power station

Jørundland power station is a hydroelectric facility in Åmli Municipality that makes use of the drop in the upper part of the Gjørv, which is a tributary of the Nidelva.

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Geography:

Jørundland power station is situated in Åmli Municipality in Aust-Agder. The municipality has a population of 1,810, and covers an area of 1,130 km², approximately 5.5% of which is water. Jørundland is one of two power stations in the municipality.


It lies approximately 20 km north of the village of Åmli.


The power station makes use of the 282-metre drop in the River Gjøv from Nesvatn reservoir in Fyresdal Municipality. Nesvatn is part of the Arendal drainage basin.

Tunnel length 12000m
Vertical drop 282m
Operating since 1970
Aggregates
Number Aggregates in operation at the station:1
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:

2.29%
Jørundland power station supplies 188 GWh to Agder Energi per year, equivalent to 2.29% of the 8200 GWh generated by the group in an average year.
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This makes Jørundland power station the 10th biggest power station in the Agder Energi group.
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Agder Energi’s share of generation covers the annual consumption of approximately 9400 households.

Wikipedia, Agder Energi’s own data.