Sjonsta is a 70MW hydro power project. It is located on Sjonstaelva river/basin in Nordland, 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 1983. Buy the profile here.


Salten Kraftsamband and Troms Kraft are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 76.3% and 23.7% respectively.

Sjonsta is a reservoir based project. The gross head of the project is 126m. The project generated 282 GWh of electricity.

The project has 2 electric generators installed at the site.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1983.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 turbines, each with 35MW nameplate capacity.

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