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Makkoren power plant

Norway / Hydropower / Power plant

Makkoren power plant is located in Høyanger Municipality in Vestland County.

  • 2012
    Entered into operation
  • 4 MW
    Installed capacity
  • 18.9 GWh
    Annual production

The power plant uses a height of fall of 100 metres and is built inside a mountain, downstream from Lake Norddalsvatn. The power plant replaced Høyanger K4 power plant.

Makkoren power plant is equipped with what is called a compact generator, manufactured by Indar. It is equipped with a Francis turbine.

At the time this power plant was developed, a major environmental clean-up was completed that improved the natural surroundings and landscape following previous construction projects in the area.

 

Company Ownership share
Statkraft 100%
  • Reception building looks like a cottage
    Makkoren
    Statkraft

    Reception building looks like a cottage.

  • Discharge from Makkoren power plant
    Makkoren
    Mikal Sveen

    Discharge from Makkoren power plant.

  • Machine room interior
    Makkoren
    Arne Aaland, Stein Erlend Eskeland

    Machine room interior.

  • Machine room interior
    Makkoren
    Arne Aaland, Stein Erlend Eskeland

    Machine room interior.

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