Skjerka power station is a hydroelectric facility on the River Mandalselva in Åseral Municipality.
Skjerka power station is situated in Åseral Municipality in Vest-Agder. The municipality has a population of 923, and covers an area of 887 km², approximately 10% of which is water. Skjerka is one of four power stations in the municipality.
The power station, which lies on the Mandalselva, makes use of the 346-metre drop from Øvre Skjerkevatn. Nåvatn is also used as a reservoir. Work started at Skjerka in 1930, and by 1932 the first two generators were already in operation. The old power station had six generators, three of 9 MW and three of 18 MW.
The power station is in an underground cavern. The tailrace from the power station empties into Lake Øre.
Wikipedia, Agder Energi’s own data.