Svorkmo Hydroelectric Power Station

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Svorkmo Power Station
Location Orkdal, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway
Coordinates 63°10′42″N 9°46′15″E / 63.17833°N 9.77083°E / 63.17833; 9.77083Coordinates: 63°10′42″N 9°46′15″E / 63.17833°N 9.77083°E / 63.17833; 9.77083
Commission date 1983
Owner(s) Kraftverkene i Orkla
Power generation
Primary fuel Hydroelectricity
Units operational francis
Nameplate capacity 54 MW

Svorkmo Power Station is a hydroelectric power station located in Svorkmo in the municipality of Orkdal in Sør-Trøndelag, Norway.

It has a total installed capacity of 54 MW, with two units equipped with francis turbines, and has an annual production of approximately 270 GWh. The power station utilises the waterfalls between Meldal and Svorkmo in the Orkla river system, with a total head of 99 m.[1]


  1. ^ Rosvold, Knut A. "Svorkmo kraftverk". In Godal, Anne Marit. Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 18 September 2012.