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Øvre Bersåvatn power plant

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Øvre Bersåvatn power plant is located in the mountains above Tyssedal in Ullensvang Municipality, Vestland County.

  • 2005
    Entered into operation
  • 6 MW
    Installed capacity
  • 27.1 GWh
    Annual production

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

Øvre Bersåvatn power plant is equipped with a Francis turbine which uses a maximum height of fall of 162 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%
  • Øvre Bersåvatn power plant
    Øvre Bersåvatn
    Jan Lauritsen

    Øvre Bersåvatn power plant

  • Øvre Bersåvatn power station and its discharge.
    Øvre Bersåvatn
    Jan Lauritsen

    Øvre Bersåvatn power station and its discharge.

  • Machine hall with Francis turbine.
    Øvre Bersåvatn
    Statkraft

    Machine hall with Francis turbine.

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