Blanda Power Station

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Location
65°24'57"N
019°49'12"W
Country
 Iceland
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Blanda Power Station (Icelandic: Blöndustöð [ˈplœntʏˌstœːθ]) is a dam and hydroelectric on the Blanda River within the northern edge of the highlands in Iceland.The Blanda Station came on-line in 1991. It is located on the northern edge of the high-lands near the end of the Kjalvegur Mountain Road. To the north is a view over the Blöndu-dalur Valley where the River Blanda flows out to the sea near the town of Blönduós. The Blanda Station is an underground plant, located approximately 230 metres below the surface.

Power station

Installed capacity - 150 MW 3 Francis turbines - 3 x 50 MW Generation capacity 910 GWh p.a. Total head 287 m Maximum flow 60 m3/s Brought online 1991-1992
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