Gjerde power plant

Gjerde is located in Mauranger, in Kvinnherad municipality. Its six waterfall rights holders chose to partner with Småkraft in 2003. The facility began operations in April 2007, which have since been strong and stable.

Technical data

Rainfall field

2.9 km²

Minimum water flow

Summer: 40 l/s

Intake elevation

433 m

Power station elevation

21,0 m

Drop height

412 m


5,7 GWh
This corresponds to electricity 356 households.