Løkaunet power plant

Norway / Hydropower / Power plant

Løkaunet power plant is located on the Nid River in Trondheim Municipality in Trøndelag County.

  • 1926
    Entered into operation
  • 9 MW
    Installed capacity
  • 3.1 GWh
    Annual production

The power plant uses a height of fall of 51 metres at the top of the Nid River and draws water from Lake Hyttfossdammen, which merges with Lake Selbusjøen and Lake Bjørsjøen when the reservoir is full.

Like Løkaunet, nearby Svean power plant and Bratsberg power plant also use water in the Nid River from Lakes Selbusjøen and Bjørsjøen.

Løkaunet power plant is equipped with a Francis turbine.


Company Ownership share
Statkraft 100%
  • Løkaunet power plant.
    Mikal Sveen

    Løkaunet power plant.

  • Løkaunet power plant
    Mikal Sveen

    The machine room was constructed in a time when rich architectural design was appreciated.

  • Løkaunet power plant
    Mikal Sveen

    The colour scheme of stairs, railings and window frames also shows an appreciation of beautiful details.

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