Hemsil is a 251MW hydro power project. It is planned on Hemsil river/basin in Akershus, Norway. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 1957 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 1960. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by E-CO Energi and Hafslund E-Co. The project is currently owned by E-CO Energi.

Hemsil is a reservoir based project.

Hemsil (Hemsil I) consists of 1 turbine with 35MW nameplate capacity.

Hemsil (Hemsil III) consists of 1 unit of francis turbine with 83MW nameplate capacity.

The Hemsil (Hemsil III) has 1 electric generator that will be installed at the Hemsil (Hemsil III) site.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 1957. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 1960.

Contractors involved

Hemsil (Hemsil I) will be equipped with Andritz Hydro francis turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 35.7MW nameplate capacity.

Hemsil (Hemsil II) will be equipped with Voith Hydro Holding francis turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 49MW nameplate capacity.

Brown Boveri & Cie will supply electric generator(s) for the Hemsil (Hemsil II).

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About E-CO Energi

E-CO Energi AS (E-CO Energi), formerly E-CO Vannkraft AS, a subsidiary of E-CO Energi Holding AS, is a renewable energy company that develops, operates and manages hydro electrical power plants. The company produces and distributes electricity through its hydropower plants. It owns and manages power plants throughout southern Norway. E-CO Energi’s projects include Lower Otta - new power plant, Embretsfos power plants - expansion, Upper Otta - new power plant, Fossheimfoss – upgrade, Rendalen – extension, Lower Vinstra – upgrade, Lya - new power plant, and Brekkefoss – upgrade among others. The company operates its production facilities in Hallingdal, Aurland and in Askim and Sarpsborg, Norway. E-CO Energi is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.

This content was updated on 10 July 2024

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