Solbergfoss is a 208MW hydro power project. It is located on Glomma river/basin in Akershus, Norway. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 1913 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1924.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 208 208 Active Akershus, Norway


E-CO Energi and Statkraft are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 64.4% and 35.6% respectively.

Solbergfoss is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 14m. The project generated 900 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1913 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1924.

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Contractors Involved

Solbergfoss (Solbergfoss I) is equipped with Andritz Hydro francis turbines. The phase consists of 12 turbines with 8MW nameplate capacity.

Solbergfoss (Solbergfoss I) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy francis turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 12MW nameplate capacity.

Solbergfoss (Solbergfoss II) is equipped with Andritz Hydro kaplan turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 104.9MW nameplate capacity.

ABB Asea Brown Boveri supplied 1 electric generator for the Solbergfoss (Solbergfoss I).


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