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January 12, 2022

Ranasfoss III, Norway

By Carmen

Ranasfoss III is an 81MW hydro power project. It is located on Glomma river/basin in Akershus, Norway. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1922.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 81 81 Active Akershus, Norway Akershus Energi


The project is developed and owned by Akershus Energi. The company has a stake of 100%.

Ranasfoss III is a run-of-river project. Ranasfoss III underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2012-2016. The project generated 280 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1922.

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Contractors Involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 6 units of propeller turbines, each with 13.5MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 6 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 16 MVA.

About Akershus Energi

Akershus Energi AS. is engaged in generation and distribution of hydroelectricity.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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