Blanda is a 150MW hydro power project. It is located on Blanda river/basin in Northwest, Iceland. 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. The project construction commenced in 1984 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1991. Buy the profile here.
The project is currently owned by Landsvirkjun hf.
Blanda is a reservoir based project. The gross head of the project is 287m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 1 in number. The penstock length is 236m. The project generated 910 GWh of electricity.
The project construction commenced in 1984 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1991.
Sumitomo was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 50MW nameplate capacity.
Sumitomo supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 60 MVA.
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