Roskrepp power station | Agder Energi

Roskrepp power station

Roskrepp power station is a hydroelectric facility at Heiestøl in Sirdal Municipality.

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Roskrepp 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. Roskrepp is one of seven power stations in the municipality.

The power station makes use of the drop from Rosskreppfjorden to Øyarvatn. Rosskreppfjorden is dammed to an elevation of between 929 and 890 m a.s.l.

Part of its drainage basin is in Valle Municipality.

Tunnel length 3500m
Vertical drop 83m
Operating since 1980
Number Aggregates in operation at the station:1
Agder Engergi owns 12.5% of power plant
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Every second runs the 70m³ water through the plant. Enough to fill 7 ten-liter buckets of water every hundredth of a second.

Power producting:

Roskrepp power station supplies 12 GWh to Agder Energi per year, equivalent to 0.15% of the 8200 GWh generated by the group in an average year.
This makes Roskrepp power station the 39th biggest power station in the Agder Energi group.
1000 husstander
Agder Energi’s share of generation covers the annual consumption of approximately 600 households.

Wikipedia, Agder Energi’s own data.