Holjes is a 127.8MW hydro power project. It is located on Klaraven river/basin in Varmland, Sweden. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1957 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1962.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 127.8 127.8 Active Varmland, Sweden NCC


The project was developed by NCC and is currently owned by Fortum Generation.

The gross head of the project is 88m. Holjes underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2012-2016. The project generated 530 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 65MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1957 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1962.

About NCC

NCC AB (NCC) is a provider of construction and property development services. It carries out the construction and development of residential and commercial properties, roads, industrial facilities, public buildings, bridges, telecommunication infrastructure and civil engineering structures. The company also offers input materials, which are used in the construction activities including aggregates and asphalt; and is active in road services and paving operations. The key serves private individuals, central government, municipalities, county councils, public utility housing companies and financial investors. It has operations in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Poland and the Baltic countries. NCC is headquartered in Solna, Sweden.


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