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January 10, 2022

Svelgfoss, Norway

By Carmen

Svelgfoss is a 92MW hydro power project. It is located on Tinneelva river/basin in Vestfold og Telemark, Norway. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1958.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 92 92 Active Vestfold og Telemark, Norway


Norsk Hydro and Hjartdolagrupen are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 70.8% and 29.2% respectively.

The gross head of the project is 70m. The project generated 358 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 46MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 2 electric generators installed at the site.

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Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1958.


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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