Hardeland hydroelectric power station

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Hardeland Hydroelectric Power Station
Hardeland kraftverk.JPG
Hardeland hydroelectric power station is located in Norway
Hardeland hydroelectric power station
Location of Hardeland hydroelectric power station
Official name Hardeland kraftverk
Country Norway
Coordinates 59°39′27″N 6°05′48″E / 59.65750°N 6.09667°E / 59.65750; 6.09667Coordinates: 59°39′27″N 6°05′48″E / 59.65750°N 6.09667°E / 59.65750; 6.09667
Status Operational
Owner(s) Haugaland Kraft
Pumped-storage power station
Generating units 3 × 14 MW
Power generation
Make and model Pelton wheel
Nameplate capacity 42 MW
Capacity factor 33.4%
Annual net output 123 GW·h

Hardeland hydroelectric power station is a power plant in Etne in western Norway. The site is owned and operated by Haugaland Kraft.

The station uses water from two sets of reservoirs. Hardeland H is a 400 m vertical fall from Løkjelsvatnet, while Hardeland K uses Grindheimsvatnet, Ilsvatnet, Basurde-/Krokavatnet and Hjørnås via a 305 m fall from the Hjørnås lake.

Hardeland is connected to the grid with a 22 kV line to Litledalen.[1] The site uses three pelton wheels with 14 MW generators, and average yearly output is 123 GWh.[2]

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  1. ^ http://www.josok-prosjekt.no/List%20of%20reference%202006.pdf
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-10-09. Retrieved 2009-01-11. 

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