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Vessingfoss power plant

Norway / Hydropower / Power plant

Vessingfoss power plant is located in Tydal Municipality in Trøndelag County.

  • 1971
    Entered into operation
  • 41 MW
    Installed capacity
  • 104.8 GWh
    Annual production

The power plant is part of the Nea watercourse development and has one Francis turbine where production takes place mainly in winter.

The power plant uses a height of fall of 55 metres between multi-year reservoir Lake Nesjøen and Lake Vessingsjøen. Vessingsjøen is an artificial lake and intake reservoir for Nea power plant.

 

Company Ownership share
Statkraft 100%
  • Entrance to Vessingfoss power plant.
    Vessingfoss
    PeltonMan, Wikimedia Commons

    Entrance to Vessingfoss power plant.

  • Vessingfoss
    Vessingfoss
    Mikal Sveen

    Lake Vessingsjøen reservoir with concrete dam and intake.

  • Vessingfoss
    Vessingfoss
    Mikal Sveen

    Vessingsjøen Dam.

  • Vessingfoss
    Vessingfoss
    Mikal Sveen

    Lake Vessingsjøen with snow-covered Øfjellet mountain in background

  • Vessingfoss
    Vessingfoss
    Mikal Sveen

    Multi-year reservoir Lake Nesjøen with dam and spillway.

  • Vessingfoss
    Vessingfoss
    Mikal Sveen

    Lake Nesjøen seen from another angle and with fresh snow on mountain tops.

  • Vessingfoss
    Vessingfoss
    Mikal Sveen

    Overflow from Nesjø Dam to Lake Vessingsjøen.

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