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Svorka power plant

Norway / Hydropower / Power plant

Svorka power plant is located in Surnadal Municipality in Møre and Romsdal County

  • 1963
    Entered into operation
  • 25 MW
    Installed capacity
  • 111.7 GWh
    Annual production

The plant exploits a height of fall of 260 metres from the intake reservoir Lake Langvatn down to the Bævra River. Operation of the power plant regulates the water flow in the Svorka River.

The intake reservoir Lake Langvatn is regulated between 274 and 276 metres above sea level. Lake Bævervatn is also a reservoir for the power plant, and is regulated between 343 and 333 metres above sea level. In addition, Lake Solåsvatnet and Lake Geitøyvatnet are regulated between 336 and 331 metres above sea level, and Lake Andersvatnet between 305 and 294 metres above sea level.

Svorka power plant is built on open ground, is unstaffed and has one Francis turbine. 

Statkraft is the plant operator and shares ownership of the plant with Svorka Energi AS.

 

Company Ownership share
Statkraft 50%
Svorka Energi 50%
  • In front of Svorka power plant in the Surna Valley.
    Svorka
    Jostein Bruset

    In front of Svorka power plant in the Surna Valley.

  • Machine hall at Svorka
    Svorka
    Jostein Bruset

    Machine hall at Svorka

  • In front of Svorka power plant in the Surna Valley.
    Svorka
    Jostein Bruset

    In front of Svorka power plant in the Surna Valley.

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