Nedre Bersåvatn power plant

Norway / Hydropower / Power plant

Nedre Bersåvatn power plant is located in the mountains above Tyssedal in Odda Municipality, Vestland County.

  • 2005
    Entered into operation
  • 4 MW
    Installed capacity
  • 19.3 GWh
    Annual production

Construction of the Øvre and Nedre Bersåvatn power plants started in May 2003, and the plants were commissioned in 2005.

Nedre Bersåvatn power plant is equipped with a Francis turbine which uses a maximum height of fall of 77 metres.

The two small power plants use the height of fall between the three reservoir lakes Vendevatn, Øvre Bersåvatn and Nedre Bersåvatn in the Mågeli watercourse. The power plants only make use of existing regulation capacity and diversion tunnels that were built for Mågeli power plant.


Company Ownership share
Statkraft 100%
  • Nedre Bersåvatn power plant with discharge
    Nedre Bersåvatn
    Jan Lauritsen

    he power station and its discharge.

  • Nedre Bersåvatn power plant surrounded by snow
    Nedre Bersåvatn
    Jan Lauritsen

    Nedre Bersåvatn power station during winter shutdown.

  • Nedre Bersåvatn power plant
    Nedre Bersåvatn

    From the construction period in October 2004.

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