Aura Hydroelectric Power Station

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Aura Hydroelectric Power Station
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Aura Hydroelectric Power Station is located in Norway
Aura Hydroelectric Power Station
Location of Aura Hydroelectric Power Station
Official name Aura kraftverk
Country Norway
Location Sunndal
Coordinates 62°39′53″N 8°31′16″E / 62.66472°N 8.52111°E / 62.66472; 8.52111Coordinates: 62°39′53″N 8°31′16″E / 62.66472°N 8.52111°E / 62.66472; 8.52111
Status Operational
Construction began 1913
Commission date 1953; 65 years ago (1953)
Owner(s) Statkraft
Pumped-storage power station
Hydraulic head 783 m
Power generation
Units operational 7
Nameplate capacity 290 MW
Capacity factor 69.9%
Annual net output 1,776 GW·h

Aura Power Station (Aura kraftverk) is a hydroelectric power station located in the municipality Sunndal in Møre og Romsdal, Norway. It operates at an installed capacity of 290 MW, with an average annual production of 1,776 GWh.[1]

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  1. ^ Heggstad, Ragnar; Vinjar, Asbjørn. "Aura kraftverk". In Henriksen, Petter. Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 20 August 2011.