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Haukeli power plant

Norway / Hydropower / Power plant

Haukeli power plant is located in Vinje Municipality in Vestfold and Telemark County.

  • 1957
    Entered into operation
  • 5 MW
    Installed capacity
  • 38.2 GWh
    Annual production

The old Haukeli power plant was commissioned in 1957 and was the first power plant in the Tokke development. The old plant was demolished in the summer of 2013 to make room for a new Haukeli power plant.

The new Haukeli power plant was commissioned in 2013.

Haukeli power plant has an architecture that fits well into its surroundings
Haukeli power plant has an architecture that fits well into its surroundings. (Photo: Anita Lærum)

The plant is equipped with a horizontal Francis turbine and uses the height of fall from Lake Vatjern down to the lower section of the Flothylåi River. The gross height of fall is 265 metres.

An old turbine runner and a commemorative plaque celebrate over 50 years of operation for the old Haukeli power plant
An old turbine runner and a commemorative plaque celebrate over 50 years of operation for the old Haukeli power plant. (Photo: Anita Lærum)

 

Company Ownership share
Statkraft 100%

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