Urridafoss is a 140MW hydro power project. It is planned on Thjorsa river/basin in Iceland. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2029 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2032. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Landsvirkjun hf.

Urridafoss is a run-of-river project. The project is expected to generate 1,037 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 70MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2029. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2032.

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About Landsvirkjun hf

Landsvirkjun hf (Landsvirkjun) is a state-owned energy utility that conducts the generation and transmission of electricity in Iceland. It generates electricity through renewable sources such as hydro, geothermal, and wind. The company through its subsidiaries offers telecommunications services and undertakes the sales of technical and operational advisory services to third parties and manages general research work, which oversees research and projects for the company and its related companies. The company operates electricity transmission and system management through Landsnet hf that offers services to retail sales companies and industrial users. Landsvirkjun is headquartered in Reykjavik, Iceland.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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