Vargfors is a 134MW hydro power project. It is located on Skelleftealven river/basin in Vasterbotten, Sweden. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1961.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 134 134 Active Vasterbotten, Sweden


The project is currently owned by Vattenfall with a stake of 100%.

Vargfors is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 49m. Vargfors underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2009. The project generated 445 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine.

The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine.

The project has 1 electric generator installed at the site.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1961.

Contractors Involved

GenerPro supplied 1 electric generator for the project. The generator capacity is 75 MVA.


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.