Byrkjelo power plant

Byrkjelo power plant is located by Byrkjelo in Gloppen municipality, Vestland county.

This is a run-of-river power plant that utilises the waterfall into the Myklebustdalselva river from Lonevatnet lake to Byrkjelo centre. The power plant was built in 2007.

Technical data

Rainfall field

112.0 km²

Minimum water flow

Summer: 1800 l/s

Intake elevation

269 m

Power station elevation

136,0 m

Drop height

133 m

Production

47,0 GWh
This corresponds to electricity 2938 households.