Vatnsfell is a 90MW hydro power project. It is located on Thjorsa and Tungnaa river/basin in South, Iceland. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1999 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2001.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||90||90||–||Active||South, Iceland|
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.
The project construction commenced in 1999 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2001.
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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