Tafjord 5 is an 80MW hydro power project. It is located on Brusebotn and Zakariasvatn river/basin in Møre og Romsdal, 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 1982. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Tafjord Kraft.

Tafjord 5 is a reservoir based project. The gross head of the project is 822m. The project generated 320.5 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1982.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of pelton turbine with 80MW nameplate capacity.

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