Burfell is a 270MW hydro power project. It is located on Thjorsa river/basin in South, Iceland. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1965 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1969.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||270||270||–||Active||South, Iceland|
The project is currently owned by Landsvirkjun hf.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 7 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 115m. Burfell underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1996-2003. The project generated 2,300 GWh of electricity.
The project construction commenced in 1965 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1969.
Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 6 units of francis turbines, each with 45MW nameplate capacity.
Sulzer supplied electric generator(s) for the project. The generator capacity is 46 MVA.
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