Solbergfoss Hydroelectric Power Station

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Location
59°38'13"N
011°09'18"E
Country
 Norway
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Solbergfoss Hydroelectric Power Station (Norwegian: Solbergfoss kraftverk) is a run-of-the-river hydroelectric power station on the Glomma, in Askim municipality, Viken county, Norway. Construction of the power station began in 1913. It was operational in 1924. Solbergfoss is owned by E-CO Energi (64,4%) and Statkraft (35,6%).

Dam

Solbergfoss Dam is a concrete gravity dam.

Power station

The hydraulic head is 21 m.

Solbergfoss I

The power station contains 13 Francis turbine-generators. The total nameplate capacity is 108 MW. Its average annual generation is 350 GWh. Solbergfoss I was built from 1913 until 1924.

Solbergfoss II

The power station contains 1 Kaplan turbine-generator. The total nameplate capacity is 100 MW. Its average annual generation is 550 GWh. Solbergfoss II was built from 1979 until 1985.
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