Kjela is a 60MW hydro power project. It is located on Førsvatn river/basin in Vestfold og Telemark, 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 1979. Buy the profile here.


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

Kjela is a reservoir based project. The gross head of the project is 185m. The project generated 218 GWh of electricity.

The project has 1 electric generator installed at the site. The generator capacity is 70 MVA.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1979.

For more details on Kjela, buy the profile here.


GlobalData, the leading provider of industry intelligence, provided the underlying research used to produce this article.

This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.