Svelgfoss is a 92MW hydro power project. It is located on Tinneelva 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 1958. Buy the profile here.


Norsk Hydro and Skagerak Energi are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 70.8% and 29.2% respectively.

Svelgfoss is a reservoir based project. The gross head of the project is 70m. The project generated 358 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 46MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 2 electric generators installed at the site.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1958.

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