Vatnsfell is a 90MW hydro power project. It is located on Thjorsa and Tungnaa river/basin in South, Iceland. 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. The project construction commenced in 1999 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2001. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is currently owned by Landsvirkjun hf.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 3.2 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 65m. The project generated 490 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1999 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2001.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 45MW nameplate capacity.

Clemessy supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

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This content was updated on 10 July 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.