Båtsvatn power plant

Norway / Hydropower / Power plant

Båtsvatn power plant is located inside a mountain at Lake Kobbvatn in Narvik Municipality in Nordland County.

  • 1977
    Entered into operation
  • 30 MW
    Installed capacity
  • 134.9 GWh
    Annual production

The power plant uses Lake Øvre Kjørisvatnet and Lake Gautelisvatnet as reservoirs, utilising a maximum height of fall of 214 metres. The power plant has a Francis turbine. The water resources from this power plant are also used by Skjomen power plant, which lies further down in the same Skjoma watercourse.

The reception building at Båtsvatn power plant was originally designed for the harsh climate on the exposed mountainside and to provide overnight accommodation in case of bad winter weather.


Company Ownership share
Statkraft 100%
  • Båtsvatn power plant reception building
    Jan Inge Karlsen

    Båtsvatn power plant reception building.

  • Lake Øvre Kjørisvatn
    Jan Inge Karlsen

    Lake Øvre Kjørisvatn

  • Båtsvatn power plant machine room
    Jan Inge Karlsen

    Båtsvatn power plant machine room.

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