Svartisen is a 600MW hydro power project. It is located on Svartisen glacier river/basin in Nordland, Norway. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1993. Buy the profile here.

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Description

Statkraft and Nordland County Council are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 70% and 30% respectively.

Svartisen is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 3,500 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 585m. The project generated 2,195.5 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1993.

Contractors involved

Rainpower was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of francis turbine with 250MW nameplate capacity.

Rainpower was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of francis turbine with 350MW nameplate capacity.

The electric generators for the project were procured from GE Renewable Energy and Voith Hydro Holding.

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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.