Harpefossen is a 108MW hydro power project. It is located on Gudbrandsdalslågen river/basin in Oslo, Norway. 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1965. Buy the profile here.


The project is co-owned by Akershus Energi and Oppland Energi, with their respective ownership stake of 25% each.

Harpefossen is a reservoir based project. The gross head of the project is 35m. Harpefossen underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2016. The project generated 427.6 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 54MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1965.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 50 MVA.

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