Ringedalen power plant
Ringedalen power plant in Odda Municipality in Vestland County.
2017Entered into operation
23 MWInstalled capacity
56.1 GWhAnnual production
The power plant was commissioned in 2017 and has two 11.5 MW turbines with an average production of approximately 60 GWh per year, equivalent to the consumption of about 3,000 Norwegian households. The plant uses a height of fall of 517 metres from Lake Mosdalsvatnet down to Lake Ringedalsvatnet. The power plant is built inside a mountain, and the environmental impact of the power plant is considered to be minimal.
Statkraft has several regulating facilities and significant power production in the Tyssedal Valley, including Tysso II, Øvre and Nedre Berså, Mågeli and Oksla power plants, and Skjeggedal pumping station.