Skinvik power plant

The Skinvik power plant is located in Volda municipality, Møre og Romsdal county.

Skinvik Kraftverk AS was established in 2008 by Jostein Fossheim and Harald Sundal. The power plant was built on their properties. Project planning was carried out by Hilde and Jostein Fossheim, and the construction of the facility was done by Jostein and Harald. Jostein Fossheim also used his experiences from his previous work in the fishing industry to develop and construct a unique automatic cleaning facility that prevents leaves and branches from entering the penstock.

Technical data

Rainfall field

6.8 km²

Minimum water flow

Summer: 100 l/s

Intake elevation

101 m

Power station elevation

4,0 m

Drop height

97 m


3,4 GWh
This corresponds to electricity 213 households.