Skjerka is a 171MW hydro power project. It is located on Mandalselva river/basin in Agder, 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 1932. Buy the profile here.

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Description

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

Skjerka is a reservoir based project. The gross head of the project is 346m. The project generated 612 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1932.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 17MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of francis turbine with 98MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of pelton turbines, each with 10MW nameplate capacity.

The electric generators for the project were procured from ABB Asea Brown Boveri and Siemens.

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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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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.