Kvistforsen is a 140MW hydro power project. It is located on Skelleftealvens river/basin in Vasterbotten, Sweden. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1962.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 140 140 Active Vasterbotten, Sweden


The project is currently owned by Statkraft Sverige with a stake of 100%.

The gross head of the project is 51m. The project generated 600 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1962.

Contractors Involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of kaplan turbines.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 90 MVA.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.