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Kvinesdal power station

Kvinesdal power station is a hydroelectric facility in Kvinesdal Municipality in Vest-Agder.

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Kvinesdal power station is situated in Kvinesdal Municipality in Vest-Agder. The municipality has a population of 5,891, and covers an area of 926 km², approximately 7% of which is water. Kvinesdal is one of three power stations in the municipality.

From the intake at Stampetjønna, the water flows to the power station through a pipeline with some sections above ground and others underground.

The power station itself is located down by the River Kvine.

Tunnel length 1048m
Vertical drop 278m
Operating since 1918/2006
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:

Kvinesdal power station supplies 6 GWh to Agder Energi per year, equivalent to 0.07% of the 8200 GWh generated by the group in an average year.
This makes Kvinesdal power station the 42th biggest power station in the Agder Energi group.
1000 husstander
Agder Energi’s share of generation covers the annual consumption of approximately 300 households.

Wikipedia, Agder Energi’s own data.