Stornorrfors is a 599MW hydro power project. It is located on Ume river/basin in Vasterbotten, Sweden. 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 1958. Buy the profile here.


Vattenfall and Umea Energi are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 75% and 25% respectively.

The gross head of the project is 75m. Stornorrfors underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1985, 2010. The project generated 2,298 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1958.

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 135MW nameplate capacity.

The electric generators for the project were procured from GenerPro and TES Vsetin.

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