Steinsfoss power station

Steinsfoss power station is a hydroelectric facility on the River Otra in Vennesla Municipality.

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Geography:

Steinsfoss power station is situated in Vennesla Municipality in Vest-Agder. The municipality has a population of 13,986, and covers an area of 384 km², approximately 5.5% of which is water. Steinsfoss is one of two power stations in the municipality.


Steinsfoss makes use of three waterfalls on the River Otra: Steinsfoss, Paulenfoss and Urfoss.


The power station itself is underground on the west side of the Otra, around one kilometre north of Grovane in Vennesla Municipality.

Tunnel length 3500m
Vertical drop 57,4 m
Operating since 1957/58/85
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Number Aggregates in operation at the station:3
Eierskap
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:

6.84%
Steinsfoss power station supplies 561 GWh to Agder Energi per year, equivalent to 6.84% of the 8200 GWh generated by the group in an average year.
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This makes Steinsfoss power station the 3th biggest power station in the Agder Energi group.
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Agder Energi’s share of generation covers the annual consumption of approximately 28050 households.

Wikipedia, Agder Energi’s own data.