Songa power plant
Songa power plant is located in Vinje Municipality in Vestfold and Telemark County.
1964Entered into operation
140 MWInstalled capacity
625.1 GWhAnnual production
Songa power plant was commissioned in 1964. The power plant uses the water resources in the Tokke/Vinje river system and parts of the Skien river system. The gross height of fall is 287 metres. The installed capacity is 140 MW.
Songa power plant is equipped with a Francis turbine, the largest generating unit available for delivery at the time.
Entry portal at Songa power plant.
Songa power plant machine hall.
Upstream view of Songa dam. Lake Songavatnet, reservoir for Songa power plant.
Picture shows downstream view of Songa dam. In 2019–2020 the dam is being upgraded and the entire downstream side reinforced
Stone block at Songa dam engraved with a poem by artist and musician Knut Buen.