Smeland power station | Agder Energi

Smeland power station

Smeland power station is a hydropower facility in Åseral Municipality, which lies on the River Logna, a tributary of the Mandalselva.

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Smeland 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. Smeland is one of four power stations in the municipality.

The power station is on the River Logna, and makes use of the drop between Lake Lognevatnet and Smeland. The Logna is the longest tributary of the Mandalselva.

The power station is dug 200 metres into the mountains, and is remotely controlled from the Brokke control centre.

Tunnel length 8100m
Vertical drop 95m
Operating since 1985
Number Aggregates in operation at the station:1
Agder Engergi owns 100% of power plant
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Every second runs the 28m³ water through the plant. Enough to fill 2.8 ten-liter buckets of water every hundredth of a second.

Power producting:

Smeland power station supplies 119 GWh to Agder Energi per year, equivalent to 1.45% of the 8200 GWh generated by the group in an average year.
This makes Smeland power station the 20th biggest power station in the Agder Energi group.
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Agder Energi’s share of generation covers the annual consumption of approximately 5950 households.

Wikipedia, Agder Energi’s own data.