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Kuli power station

Work on Kuli power station started in 1965. Materials and equipment had to be ferried across Lake Nespervatn.

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Kuli power station lies in Sirdal Municipality in Vest-Agder. The municipality has a population of 1,831, and covers an area of 1,554 km², approximately 11% of which is water. Kuli is one of seven power stations in the municipality.

The power station makes use of the 173.5-metre height difference between the upper reservoir Kulivatn and Furevatnet.

The reservoir has a capacity of 36.8 million m3.

Tunnel length 1056m
Vertical drop 173,5m
Operating since 1966
Number Aggregates in operation at the station:1
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:

Kuli power station supplies 25 GWh to Agder Energi per year, equivalent to 0.3% of the 8200 GWh generated by the group in an average year.
This makes Kuli power station the 35th biggest power station in the Agder Energi group.
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Agder Energi’s share of generation covers the annual consumption of approximately 1250 households.

Wikipedia, Agder Energi’s own data.