(Photo: PeltonMan, Wikimedia Commons)
Sagfossen power plant is located in the centre of Siljan Municipality in Telemark County.
Ownership: Statkraft is an indirect co-owner through its 66.62 per cent ownership in Skagerak Energi AS 3.2 GWh
Power: 0.8 MW
This plant is considered a run-of-river power plant and gets its operating water from Hogstad power plant further upstream in the Siljan watercourse. If production stops in Hogstad power plant, production in Sagfossen can only be maintained for 10-12 hours.
Sagfossen is the smallest and the newest power plant to be built in the Siljan watercourse. The power plant was commissioned in 1989, and uses a height of fall of 12 metres. The one generating unit at the plant has a Francis turbine.
Through its majority ownership in Skagerak Energi AS, Statkraft is co-owner of this power plant. Skagerak Kraft AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Skagerak Energi, is responsible for daily operations, and manages the licences and obligations in terms of river management and regulating of the watercourse.