Aurland III is a 270MW hydro power project. It is located on Aurland river/basin in Vestland, Norway. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1975 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1979.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||270||270||–||Active||Vestland, Norway|
E-CO Energi and Statkraft are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 93% and 7% respectively.
Aurland III is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 448 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 400m. The project generated 350 GWh of electricity.
The project has 2 electric generators installed at the site. The generator capacity is 150 MVA.
The project construction commenced in 1975 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1979.
Rainpower was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 135MW nameplate capacity.
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