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LocationHol (Buskerud)
Coordinates60°28′13″N 7°47′43″E / 60.47028°N 7.79528°E / 60.47028; 7.79528Coordinates: 60°28′13″N 7°47′43″E / 60.47028°N 7.79528°E / 60.47028; 7.79528
Basin countriesNorway
Surface area10.46 km2 (4.04 sq mi)
Shore length131.49 km (19.57 mi)
Surface elevation1,147 m (3,763 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Ørteren is a lake in the municipality of Hol in Buskerud county, Norway.

Ørteren is located in Hardangervidda. Norwegian National Road 7 runs along the east side of the Lake. Ørteren is regulated for Ørteren Kraftverk. a hydroelectric power plant at Haugastøl. The power plant utilizes a drop of 160 meters between Ørteren and Sløtfjorden. It went into production in 1966. The dam and the intake were built by Oslo Energi and are currently operated by E- CO. [1] [2] [3]

Ørteren kraftverk


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